☹ Frowning Face Emoji

Meaning & Description

The ☹ Frowning Face Emoji, represented by the Unicode character U+2639, is a simple and classic emoji used in digital communication to convey a straightforward and clear expression of sadness or displeasure. It’s typically employed when someone wants to express a straightforward frown or unhappiness without any additional nuances or subtlety. The ☹ Frowning Face Emoji appeared in Unicode Version 1.1 in 1993 with the Unicode name “White Frowning Face” and was officially included in Emoji Version 1.0 in 2015. Here’s some information about this emoji:

Appearance: The Frowning Face emoji is a simple text-based representation of a frowning face. It consists of a round face with a down-turned mouth, reflecting a clear and unambiguous expression of sadness or displeasure.

Usage: This emoji is used to express straightforward feelings of unhappiness, disappointment, or sadness. It’s a simple way to convey that someone is not in a good mood or is displeased with something.

Variations: The appearance of the Frowning Face emoji is quite consistent across different platforms and devices, given its simple and unambiguous design.

Meaning: The primary meaning of the Frowning Face emoji is to convey a direct expression of sadness or displeasure. It’s a clear and straightforward way to express unhappiness.

Examples of Use:

  • “I can’t believe they canceled the event. ☹”
  • “I didn’t get the job I interviewed for. ☹”
  • “I’m feeling down today. ☹”

Related Emojis: The Frowning Face emoji can be used in combination with other emojis, such as 😢 Crying Face or 😞 Disappointed Face, to provide additional context and convey more specific emotions related to sadness or disappointment.

The ☹ Frowning Face Emoji (U+2639) is a straightforward and unambiguous emoji used to convey a clear expression of sadness or displeasure in digital communication. It’s a simple choice for expressing unhappiness or disappointment without any additional subtlety or nuances.

☹ Frowning Face Emoji Information

Emoji CLDR Short Namefrowning face
Windows Alt CodeAlt 9785
Windows Alt X Code2639 Alt X
Other Keywordsface | frown | frowning face
Emoji GroupSmileys & Emotion
Emoji Subgroupface-concerned
Introduced in Unicode Version (and Release Year)1.1 (1993)
Introduced in Emoji Version (and Release Year)1.0 (2015)
Unicode Character NameWhite Frowning Face
Unicode Code Point(s)U+2639
Unicode BlockMiscellaneous Symbols
Unicode Block SubheadingEmoticons
Other Unicode Character Description Or Alias 

Emoji Appearance on Different Devices & Platforms

frowning face emoji on apple iphone iOS
Apple / iPhone iOS
frowning face emoji on facebook messenger
Facebook / Messenger
frowning face emoji on google android
Google / Android
frowning face emoji on microsoft windows
Microsoft / Windows
frowning face emoji on openmoji
frowning face emoji on samsung
frowning face emoji on twitter (twemoji)
Twitter (Twemoji)
frowning face emoji on whatsapp

Emoji Codes for Developers

Hexadecimal Code2639
Decimal Code9785
HTML Entity HEX☹
HTML Entity DEC☹
URL Escape Code%E2%98%B9
Bytes (UTF-8)\xE2\x98\xB9
PHP, Ruby\u{2639}
Java, JavaScript, JSON\u2639
C, C++, Python\u2639

☹ Frowning Face Emoji Name in Other Languages

Arabic Short Nameوجه عابس
Arabic Keywordsعبوس | وجه | وجه عابس
Bengali Short Nameরাগান্বিত মুখ
Bengali Keywordsভ্রূ কুচঁকানো | মুখ | রাগান্বিত মুখ
Bulgarian Short NameНамръщено лице
Bulgarian Keywordsгримаса | лице | Намръщено лице
Catalan Short Namecara arrufada
Catalan Keywordscara | cara arrufada | emmurriat | empipat | enfadat
Chinese Short Name不满
Chinese Keywords不满 | 不爽 | 不高兴 | 皱眉 | 脸
Croatian Short Namenamrgođeno lice
Croatian Keywordslice | mrgođenje | namrgođeno lice
Czech Short Namezamračený obličej
Czech Keywordssmajlík | tvář | výraz | zamračení | zamračený obličej
Danish Short Nametrist ansigt
Danish Keywordsansigt | trist
Dutch Short Namefronsend gezicht
Dutch Keywordsfrons | fronsend | gezicht
Estonian Short Namekulmu kortsutav nägu
Estonian Keywordskulmu kortsutav nägu | kulmukortsutus | nägu
Filipino Short Namenakasimangot
Filipino Keywordsmalungkot | mukha | nakasimangot | simangot
Finnish Short Namesurullinen
Finnish Keywordsnaama | suru | surullinen | tuomitseva
French Short Namevisage mécontent
French Keywordsmécontent | visage
German Short Namedüsteres Gesicht
German Keywordsdüsteres Gesicht | Gesicht | traurig
Greek Short Nameκατσούφιασμα
Greek Keywordsκατσούφιασμα | κατσουφιασμένος | πρόσωπο
Hebrew Short Nameפרצוף עצוב
Hebrew Keywordsעצוב | פרצוף
Hindi Short Nameअधिक क्रोधित चेहरा
Hindi Keywordsअधिक क्रोधित चेहरा | चेहरा
Hungarian Short Namerosszalló arc
Hungarian Keywordsarc | rosszallás | rosszalló arc
Indonesian Short Namewajah cemberut
Indonesian Keywordscemberut | muka | wajah
Italian Short Namefaccina imbronciata
Italian Keywordscorrucciato | faccina | faccina imbronciata | imbronciato | mettere il muso
Japanese Short Name困った顔
Japanese Keywordsしかめ面 | 困った | 困った顔 | 顔
Korean Short Name찡그린 얼굴
Korean Keywords얼굴 | 찡그린 얼굴 | 찡그림
Latvian Short Namebēdīga seja
Latvian Keywordsbēdas | bēdīga seja | bēdīgs | seja
Lithuanian Short Namepaniuręs veidas
Lithuanian Keywordspaniuręs | veidas
Malay Short Namemuka berkerut
Malay Keywordsberkerut | muka
Marathi Short Nameनापसंती व्यक्त करणारा चेहरा
Marathi Keywordsआठ्या | चेहरा | नापसंती व्यक्त करणारा चेहरा
Norwegian Short Namesurt fjes
Norwegian Keywordsfjes | surt fjes | trist
Polish Short Namezachmurzona twarz
Polish Keywordsgrymas | niezadowolenie | zachmurzona twarz
Portuguese Short Namerosto descontente
Portuguese Keywordsdescontente | rosto | rosto de desaprovação | triste
Romanian Short Namefață tristă
Romanian Keywordsfață | față încruntată | față tristă | încruntare | tristețe
Russian Short Nameгрустит
Russian Keywordsгрустит | грустное лицо | грусть | лицо | печаль | плохо | хмурый
Serbian Cyrillic Short Nameнамрштено лице
Serbian Cyrillic Keywordsлице | мрштење | намрштено лице
Serbian Latin Short Namenamršteno lice
Serbian Latin Keywordslice | mrštenje | namršteno lice
Slovak Short Namezamračená tvár
Slovak Keywordstvár | zamračená
Slovenian Short Namenamrščen obraz
Slovenian Keywordsmrščenje | namrščen obraz | obraz
Spanish Short Namecara con el ceño fruncido
Spanish Keywordscara | cara con el ceño fruncido | ceño | fruncido
Swedish Short Nameansikte med sur mun
Swedish Keywordsansikte | ansikte med sur mun | sur
Tamil Short Nameவருத்தமாக இருக்கும் முகம்
Tamil Keywordsமுகம் | முகம் சுளித்தல் | வருத்தமாக இருக்கும் முகம் | வருத்தம் | வருந்தும் முகம்
Telugu Short Nameకోపంగా ఉన్న ముఖం
Telugu Keywordsకోపం | కోపంగా ఉన్న ముఖం | ముఖం
Thai Short Nameหน้าบึ้ง
Thai Keywordsบึ้ง | หน้า | หน้าบึ้ง
Turkish Short Nameasık surat
Turkish Keywordsasık | asık surat | yüz
Ukrainian Short Nameпохмуре обличчя
Ukrainian Keywordsобличчя | похмуре обличчя | сумний
Urdu Short Nameتیوری زدہ چہرہ
Urdu Keywordsتیوری | تیوری زدہ چہرہ | چہرہ
Vietnamese Short Namemặt cau mày
Vietnamese Keywordscau mày | mặt | mặt cau mày