A yellow face with furrowed eyebrows looking upwards with thumb and index finger resting on its chin. Intended to show a person pondering or deep in thought. Often used to question or scorn something or someone, as if saying Hmm, I don't know about that. Tone varies, including earnest, playful, puzzled, skeptical, and mocking.
May be paired with 💭 Thought Balloon or 💡 Light Bulb to represent thinking, (having) ideas, and learning.
Joins 🤗 Hugging Face, 🤫 Shushing Face, and 🤭 Face With Hand Over Mouth as one of the few smileys featuring a hand.
Thinking Face was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.