☠ Skull And Crossbones Emoji

Meaning & Description

The ☠ Skull and Crossbones Emoji, represented by the Unicode character U+2620, is a well-known symbol that is often used to signify danger, warning, poison, or death. It is distinct from the 💀 Skull Emoji in that it specifically incorporates crossbones, enhancing its association with danger and toxicity. The ☠ Skull And Crossbones Emoji appeared in Unicode Version 1.1 in 1993 with the Unicode name “Skull And Crossbones” and was officially included in Emoji Version 1.0 in 2015. Here’s some information about this emoji:

Appearance: The Skull and Crossbones emoji typically features a white or off-white human skull, similar to the 💀 Skull Emoji, but with two crossed bones below the skull. This creates an image that is instantly recognizable and associated with poison, toxicity, and peril.

Usage: The primary use of the Skull and Crossbones emoji is to warn or signify danger, particularly when related to hazardous substances, materials, or situations. It’s a common symbol used on labels and signs to indicate the presence of poisons or toxic materials. In a broader sense, it can be used to represent anything that is extremely dangerous or life-threatening.

Variations: The appearance of the Skull and Crossbones emoji remains fairly consistent across different platforms and devices, as it is a widely recognized and standardized symbol. It features a skull with crossed bones beneath it, typically in a frontal view.

Meaning: The primary meaning of the Skull and Crossbones emoji is to indicate danger, poison, or the presence of toxic substances. It serves as a clear and universally recognized warning symbol.

Examples of Use:

  • “Do not touch the chemicals without protective gear. ☠”
  • “Warning: This area is contaminated with hazardous materials. ☠”
  • “The situation is extremely dangerous; proceed with caution. ☠💣”

Related Emojis: The Skull and Crossbones emoji can be used in conjunction with other emojis or symbols to convey specific warnings or contexts. For instance, it might be used alongside 💣 Bomb to emphasize the threat of explosives.

In summary, the ☠ Skull and Crossbones Emoji (U+2620) is a widely recognized symbol used to indicate danger, poison, toxicity, and life-threatening situations in digital communication. It is commonly associated with warning labels and signs and serves as a clear and unmistakable cautionary symbol.

☠ Skull And Crossbones Emoji Information

Emoji CLDR Short Nameskull and crossbones
Shortcode:skull_crossbones:
Windows Alt CodeAlt 9760
Windows Alt X Code2620 Alt X
Other Keywordscrossbones | death | face | monster | skull | skull and crossbones
Emoji GroupSmileys & Emotion
Emoji Subgroupface-negative
Introduced in Unicode Version (and Release Year)1.1 (1993)
Introduced in Emoji Version (and Release Year)1.0 (2015)
Unicode Character NameSkull And Crossbones
Unicode Code Point(s)U+2620
Unicode BlockMiscellaneous Symbols
Unicode Block SubheadingWarning signs
Other Unicode Character Description Or AliasPoison

Emoji Appearance on Different Devices & Platforms

skull and crossbones emoji on apple iphone iOS
Apple / iPhone iOS
skull and crossbones emoji on facebook messenger
Facebook / Messenger
skull and crossbones emoji on google android
Google / Android
skull and crossbones emoji on microsoft windows
Microsoft / Windows
skull and crossbones emoji on openmoji
OpenMoji
skull and crossbones emoji on samsung
Samsung
skull and crossbones emoji on twitter (twemoji)
Twitter (Twemoji)
skull and crossbones emoji on whatsapp
WhatsApp

Emoji Codes for Developers

Hexadecimal Code2620
Decimal Code9760
HTML Entity HEX
HTML Entity DEC
URL Escape Code%E2%98%A0
Bytes (UTF-8)xE2x98xA0
Punycodexn--h4h
PHP, Rubyu{2620}
Java, JavaScript, JSONu2620
C, C++, Pythonu2620
Perlx{2620}
CSS2620

☠ Skull And Crossbones Emoji Name in Other Languages

Arabic Short Nameجمجمة بعظمتين متصالبتين
Arabic Keywordsجسد | جمجمة | جمجمة بعظمتين متصالبتين | شبح | كروس | وفاة
Bengali Short Nameমাথার খুলি এবং আড়াআড়িভাবে থাকা দু‘টি হাড়
Bengali Keywordsআড়াআড়িভাবে থাকা দু‘টি হাড় | খুলি | দানব | মাথার খুলি এবং আড়াআড়িভাবে থাকা দু‘টি হাড় | মুখ | মৃত্যু | শরীর
Bulgarian Short NameЧереп с кръстосани кости
Bulgarian Keywordsкръстосани кости | лице | смърт | череп | Череп с кръстосани кости
Catalan Short Namecrani amb ossos
Catalan Keywordscalavera | cara | crani | crani amb ossos | monstre | ossos
Chinese Short Name骷髅
Chinese Keywords头骨 | 妖怪 | 死亡 | 脸 | 骨头 | 骷髅
Croatian Short Namelubanja i prekrižene kosti
Croatian Keywordsčudovište | kosti | lice | lubanja | lubanja i prekrižene kosti | smrt
Czech Short Namelebka a zkřížené hnáty
Czech Keywordslebka | lebka a zkřížené hnáty | příšera | smajlík | smrt | tělo | tvář | výraz | zkřížené hnáty
Danish Short Namekranium og korslagte knogler
Danish Keywordsdød | korslagte knogler | kranie | kranium | kranium og korslagte knogler | monster
Dutch Short Namedoodshoofd met gekruiste beenderen
Dutch Keywordsdood | doodshoofd | doodshoofd met gekruiste beenderen | gekruiste beenderen | gezicht | monster
Estonian Short Namekolp ja sääreluud
Estonian Keywordskeha | koletis | kolp | kolp ja sääreluud | kondid | luud | nägu | pealuu | surm
Filipino Short Namebungo at crossbones
Filipino Keywordsbungo | bungo at crossbones | buto | kamatayan | lason | mukha | pirata
Finnish Short Namepääkallo ja reisiluut
Finnish Keywordshirviö | kuolema | naama | pääkallo | pääkallo ja reisiluut | reisiluut | ruumis
French Short Nametête de mort
French Keywordscrâne | mort | os | tête | tête de mort
German Short NameTotenkopf mit gekreuzten Knochen
German KeywordsGesicht | Piratenflagge | Tod | tot | Totenkopf | Totenkopf mit gekreuzten Knochen
Greek Short Nameκρανίο με κόκκαλα
Greek Keywordsθάνατος | κρανίο με κόκκαλα | νεκροκεφαλή | οστά χιαστί | πρόσωπο | σώμα | τέρας
Hebrew Short Nameסמל פיראטים
Hebrew Keywordsגולגולת | מוות | מסוכן | מפחיד | סמל פיראטים
Hindi Short Nameखतरे या मौत का निशान
Hindi Keywordsखतरे या मौत का निशान | खोपड़ी
Hungarian Short Namekoponya csontokkal
Hungarian Keywordsarc | csont | csontok | halál | koponya | koponya csontokkal
Indonesian Short Nametengkorak dan tulang
Indonesian Keywordskematian | monster | tengkorak | tengkorak dan tulang | tulang | wajah
Italian Short Nameteschio con ossa incrociate
Italian Keywordsletale | morte | pericolo | teschio | teschio con ossa incrociate
Japanese Short Nameドクロと骨
Japanese Keywordsスカル | ドクロ | ドクロと骨 | 顔 | 骸骨
Korean Short Name해골과 뼈다귀
Korean Keywords뼈다귀 | 해골 | 해골과 뼈다귀
Latvian Short Namemiroņgalva
Latvian Keywordsgalva | galvaskauss | jautrais Rodžers | kauli | miroņgalva | nāve
Lithuanian Short Namekaukolė ir sukryžiuoti kaulai
Lithuanian Keywordskaukolė | kaukolė ir sukryžiuoti kaulai | mirtis | monstras | sukryžiuoti kaulai | veidas
Malay Short Nametengkorak dan tulang bersilang
Malay Keywordsbadan | kematian | muka | raksasa | tengkorak | tengkorak dan tulang bersilang | tulang bersilang
Marathi Short Nameकवटी आणि हाडे
Marathi Keywordsकवटी | कवटी आणि विरूद्ध ठेवलेली हाडे | कवटी आणि हाडे | चेहरा | मृत्यू | राक्षस | विरूद्ध ठेवलेली हाडे
Norwegian Short Namedødningehode
Norwegian Keywordsbein | død | dødningehode | fjes | hodeskalle | monster
Polish Short Nameczaszka z piszczelami
Polish Keywordsczaszka z piszczelami | duch | kościotrup | piraci | piszczele | potwór | śmierć | szkielet | trupia czaszka
Portuguese Short Namecaveira e ossos cruzados
Portuguese Keywordscaveira | caveira e ossos cruzados | morte | ossos cruzados | pirata
Romanian Short Namecraniu cu oase încrucișate
Romanian Keywordscraniu | craniu cu oase încrucișate | față | moarte | monstru | oase încrucișate
Russian Short Nameчереп и кости
Russian Keywordsкости | опасность | смерть | череп | череп и кости
Serbian Cyrillic Short Nameлобања са укрштеним костима
Serbian Cyrillic Keywordsкoсти | лице | лобaњa | лобања са укрштеним костима | смрт | тeлo | чудoвиштe
Serbian Latin Short Namelobanja sa ukrštenim kostima
Serbian Latin Keywordsčudovište | kosti | lice | lobanja | lobanja sa ukrštenim kostima | smrt | telo
Slovak Short Namelebka s prekríženými kosťami
Slovak Keywordslebka | lebka s prekríženými kosťami | skrížené hnáty | smrť | tvár
Slovenian Short Namemrtvaška glava s prekrižanima kostema
Slovenian Keywordslobanja | mrtvaška glava s prekrižanima kostema | obraz | pošast | prekrižane kosti | smrt | telo
Spanish Short Namecalavera y huesos cruzados
Spanish Keywordscalavera | calavera y huesos cruzados | cara | huesos | muerte
Swedish Short Namedödskalle med ben i kors
Swedish Keywordsdödskalle | dödskalle med ben i kors | pirater
Tamil Short Nameமண்டை ஓடும் குறுக்காக வைக்கப்பட்ட எலும்புத்துண்டுகளும்
Tamil Keywordsஅபாயம் | மண்டை ஓடு | மண்டை ஓடும் எலும்புகளும் | மண்டை ஓடும் குறுக்காக வைக்கப்பட்ட எலும்புத்துண்டுகளும் | மரணம் | மாந்திரீகம்
Telugu Short Nameఅపాయకరం
Telugu Keywordsఅపాయకరం | పుర్రె | వ్యత్యస్త ఎముకలు
Thai Short Nameกะโหลกไขว้
Thai Keywordsกะโหลก | กะโหลกไขว้ | ความตาย | ปิศาจ | อันตราย
Turkish Short Namekuru kafa
Turkish Keywordscanavar | kemik | kuru kafa | ölüm | tehlike | yüz
Ukrainian Short Nameчереп і кістки
Ukrainian Keywordsмонстр | обличчя | перехрещені кістки | смерть | тіло | череп і кістки
Urdu Short Nameکراس شدہ ہڈیوں کے ساتھ کھوپڑی
Urdu Keywordsکراس | کراس شدہ ہڈیوں کے ساتھ کھوپڑی | کھوپڑی | موت | ہڈیاں
Vietnamese Short Nameđầu lâu xương chéo
Vietnamese Keywordscái chết | đầu lâu | đầu lâu xương chéo | mặt | quái vật | xương chéo