noun (plural same or emojis)
A small digital image or icon used to express an idea, emotion, etc., in electronic communication: emoji liven up your text messages with tiny smiley faces
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- On my devices, I have three keyboards configured: English, Italian and Emoji.
- You can still use the default iOS emoji within Facebook Messages by enabling them in your device's keyboard settings.
- Thanks to emoji, the subtlety of first generation emoticons could be lost on younger generations.
1990s: Japanese, from e 'picture' + moji 'letter, character'.
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