An undercover investigator, wearing a hat, and sometimes using a magnifying glass to closely inspect evidence. This emoji did not originally recommend emoji modifiers, but a proposal was created to address this.
Detective was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014 under the name “Sleuth or Spy” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
The 🕵️ emote, also known as the Detective emote, depicts a person wearing a fedora hat and a trench coat, holding a magnifying glass. It is often used to represent sleuthing, investigation, or curiosity.
- Amusement & Humor:
"This investigation is turning out to be quite the wild goose chase 🕵️"
- Fear & Apprehension:
"I don't know what's waiting for me behind that door 🕵️, but I have to check it out."
- "I can't believe what I just uncovered during my investigation 🕵️" Show More