The "🦻" emote or "Ear with Hearing Aid" emote depicts an ear with a hearing aid device. It is often used to represent hearing loss, deafness, or the use of hearing aids. The emote was added to the Unicode Standard in 2019 as part of Emoji 12.0.
- Joy & Delight:
"I love being able to hear my grandchildren's laughter thanks to my hearing aid 🦻"
- Embarrassment & Self-consciousness:
"I don't like wearing my hearing aid in public because I feel like people are staring at me 🦻"
- Grumpiness & Irritation:
"I'm so annoyed that I have to wear this stupid hearing aid all the time 🦻"