About Emojiry

Emojiry is the largest online source for emoji meanings, synonyms, word games, example sentences, emoji phrases, emoji slang, images, platforms, apps, codes and more. With over 1,5 million emoji meanings, synonyms, and related words Emoji Thesaurus is helping people to improve their knowledge of emoji culture and use the emoji symbols on different digital platforms.

Emoji Dictionary contains the basic meanings of emoji. Most of the emoji have additional meanings: cognates, synonyms, plural nouns, phrasal verbs and past tense verbs. Emoji can be used in a logographic writing system, so all the emoji are universal and can be recognized without language barriers.

There are emoji for different sets of words and phrases. Some emoji has up to 100 different word matches. In such cases, it is important to look into the context to correctly identify the exact emoji meaning.

In the last 7 years, we have seen a lot of creative usage of the emoji - words and syllables substitutes, word plays and emotional accents. All this awaken the nostalgia from children’s magazines with picture-puzzle rebuses, so we were wondering about how many words can be actually represented by emoji? That’s how we started creating the first version of the Emoji Thesaurus.

It was charming to see how different stories, novels, and fairy tales were reimagined with an addition of the colorful emoji. Gradually the percentage of emoji in the text grew from 10% to around 65%.