WOW Emoji

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The exclamation “WOW” has been one of the most popular and universal expressions for many years, and it has not lost its position. The meaning of this word can vary depending on the context, but usually it conveys a feeling of surprise, admiration and shock. And since the range of emotions described by this word is quite wide, the emoji used for it are not so unambiguous either. So today we will talk about what emoticons can be used to express the expression WOW.

Star Eyes Emoji

🤩 The Stars in the Eyes emoticon was assigned the code U+1F929, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of the Unicode 10.0 standard in 2017.

Surprise Emoji

😮 The “Surprise” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F62E, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of Unicode Standard 6.1 in 2012.

Unpleasant Surprise Emoji

😯 The “Unpleasant Surprise” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F62F, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of the Unicode 6.1 standard in 2012.

In Shock Emoji

😲 The “In Shock” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F632, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of Unicode 6.0 in 2010.

Blushing Emoj

😳 The “Blushing” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F633, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of the Unicode 6.0 standard in 2010.

In Amazement Emoji

😦 The “In Amazement” emoticon was assigned the code U+1F626, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of Unicode 6.1 in 2012.

Terrified Emoji

😱 The “Terrified” emoticon has been assigned the code U+1F631, with which it was added to the Faces and Emotions section of Unicode 6.0 in 2010.

Meaning of the WOW Emoji

There are many theories of the origin of left wow, but no one knows which one is true. Some believe it is an American word originating from the battle cry of the Okoto Indians. Others believe that it is an onomatopoeia sound imitation of animals. According to the third version, this expression came to us from extraterrestrial civilizations, as in August 1977, the radio telescope of the American program SETI was received an unusual radio signal that lasted 37 seconds. Visually, its waves resembled the word WOW.

An exclamation of “WOW!” usually expresses the emotion of extreme amazement or delight. In American English and British English, the slang word wow is used as a noun with the meanings of something out of the ordinary and huge, sensational success; and as a verb with the meaning to amaze, stun, amaze; the interjection wow shows the speaker’s surprise and delight.

It is noteworthy that in Scottish slang the same interjection expresses the exact opposite emotions: disgust, surprise, grief and even condolence.

Today we have chosen emoji that will be quite suitable for all emotional colors of the expression “WOW”, namely:

🤩 This is definitely the most positive emoji on our list today. It means an extreme degree of very pleasant surprise, an emotion bordering on admiration.

😯 This emoticon can be interpreted in different ways. It is confusion, surprise, and not knowing how to react to what is happening. There is no specifically positive or negative coloring, so it all depends on the context.

😮 This emoji is most appropriate for describing surprise. This WOW is WOW serious and quite strong. Also like the previous emoticon, it doesn’t have an unambiguous coloring.

😳 This emoji can mean utter confusion and bewilderment, emotions that are also often described by the expression WOW. The person sending this emoji most likely can’t even articulate their emotion, as they are so shocked by what they have heard or seen.

😲 This emoticon also reflects extreme surprise. You can send it as a reaction to something you didn’t expect to hear or see. In fact, it does not carry any negative connotations.

😱 While the star-in-the-eye emoji is obviously positive, this blue-yellow emoji describes the exact opposite of WOW. There’s more of a surprise bordering on horror and consternation.

😧 This emoji displays a surprise that has upset you rather than pleased you. Not the most positive emoticon on our list today.

WOW Emojis

The Use of the WOW Emoji

In modern youth jargon there are a lot of expressions and words that are not quite understandable to people of middle and older age. Today we will talk about such an interesting term as Wow. What does wow mean?  This exclamation was borrowed from the English language “WOW”, and expresses “delight”, “surprise”.Usually in English the term “WOW” can be used as a noun or as an interjection and in some cases even as a verb.

But most commonly, WOW is an interjection expressing strong surprise with a touch of delight and joy, usually pronounced when there is a rush of positive emotions.

When using “wow” it is important to consider the nuances of its proper use. The word “wow” implies an internal emotional release and can be amplified by the use of other words and exclamation points. Well, in our case, emoji add “amplification” and emotional coloring to WOW.


WOW is an exclamation expressing surprise, delight, joy, strong positive emotions. It can also be used as a descriptive characteristic of something outstanding, amazing, cool, unusual. Today we have selected for you a number of emoji that are appropriate to use to represent all types of WOW, and we hope that the information above will help you to better understand the modern emoji language.

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