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What does the emoticon mean


By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Often I find people in the chat using emoticons. Most are simple to decipher, but I can't figure out what these two mean.

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Consider editing the question or leaving comments for improvement if you believe the question can be reworded to fit within the scope. Read more about reopening questions here. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help centerplease edit the question. As with most smileys, but especially with these unclear ones, how they are being used by any given person might vary.

However, this is my experience with them It either means "cute" or "mischievous.


The mouth is all contorted as if in pain. As in, "this topic makes me upset. Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered.

basic smiley;:) - midget smiley;,-)...

S What do they mean? John 3 7 I never use smileys, but I always interpret the first one as buttface.

So don't listen to me. This doesn't relate to English IMO.

Mahnax It's not specific to English theoreticallybut it's a major factor in a lot of communications using the English language. I see no difference between asking about how to use this and asking about how to use some other aspect of English communication properly.

Jeremy 6, 2 22 S, however in my experience, is a confused smile, as you see in MSN messenger. Terry Li 6, 22 60 S in my experience is supposed to be like Charlie Brown's face when the mouth is just a squiggly line.

"What does the emoticon mean" can mean confusion, embarrassment, or being at a loss for words, or some combination of them. Tired of trying to guess what an emoticon is supposed to mean? Read this.

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