A yellow face with scrunched, X-shaped eyes and a big grin, sticking out its tongue. Often conveys a sense of fun, excitement, playfulness, hilarity, and happiness, as if saying Squee! or Awesome!
Similar to 😆 Grinning Squinting Face. Generally more exuberant than 😛 Face With Tongue and 😜 Winking Face With Tongue. Samsung previously featured a more sour expression.
Because of its stuck-out tongue, note that this smiley may be applied or interpreted in suggestive ways.
Squinting Face with Tongue was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “Face with Stuck-Out Tongue and Tightly-Closed Eyes” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.