A yellow face with a slight smile shown winking, usually its left eye. May signal a joke, flirtation, hidden meaning, or general positivity. Tone varies, including playful, affectionate, suggestive, or ironic.
Not to be confused with the more mischievous or sexual 😏 Smirking Face. An emoji form of the ;) emoticon.
Winking Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.