A yellow face with small, open eyes and a large, round mouth, slack with surprise or shock, as if saying Wow! or Oh my! May convey such feelings as awe or disbelief, often milder or more ironic in tone than 😱 Face Screaming in Fear.
Face With Open Mouth was approved as part of Unicode 6.1 in 2012 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
The "😮" emote, also known as the "Face With Open Mouth" emote, depicts a face with wide-open eyes and a gaping mouth. It is often used to convey surprise, shock, or awe.
- Hope & Optimism:
"Things are really starting to look up for me." 😮
- Impatience & Restlessness:
"When is this traffic going to clear up?!" 😮
- Joy & Happiness:
"My best friend just got engaged!" 😮