Text Smileys and Emoticons

Text Acronyms have compiled a comprehensive list of popular key codes for text smileys and emoticons commonly used for texting, chat and instant messaging. Text smileys and emoticons are typically expressions pictorially represented by punctuation and letters, usually to express a writer's mood.

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A

  • (.V.)Alien
  • %-6All mixed up
  • O:-)Angel
  • O*-)Angel wink (female)
  • O;-)Angel wink (male)
  • :-{Angry
  • X-(Angry
  • :-{{Angry (very)
  • :-ZAngry face
  • >:-(Annoyed

B

  • ~:oBaby
  • ~:0Baby
  • ~~\8-OBad hair day
  • d:-)Baseball
  • :-)Basic
  • :-{0Basic mustache
  • :~-(Bawling
  • :-){Beard
  • (:-{~Beard (long)
  • : =Beaver
  • %-|Been up all night
  • :-)^<Big boy
  • (:-)Big face
  • :-)8<Big girl
  • (((H)))Big hug
  • :-XBig wet kiss
  • =|:o}Bill Clinton smiley
  • (*v*)Bird
  • (:-DBlabber mouth
  • ?-(Black eye
  • (:-Blank expression
  • #-)Blinking
  • :-]Blockhead
  • :-!Bored
  • I:(Botox smiley
  • :-}XBow tie-wearing
  • <|:-)>=Boy scout
  • :-#Braces
  • %-6Brain dead
  • </3Broken heart
  • :-(=)Bucktoothed
  • :-EBucktoothed vampire
  • :-CBummed out
  • :-#|Bushy mustache
  • }|{Butterfly
  • })i({Butterfly (a prettier one)

C

  • }:-XCat
  • =^.^=Cat
  • q:-)Catcher
  • C=:-)Chef
  • 8^Chicken
  • ;-(Chin up
  • *<<<<+Christmas tree
  • :-.)Cindy Crawford
  • *<):o)Clown
  • *<:o)Clown
  • :-8(Condescending stare
  • %)Confused
  • :-SConfused
  • O.oConfused
  • B-)Cool
  • :-{Count dracula
  • H-)Cross-eyed
  • :`-(Crying
  • :_(Crying
  • :'(Crying
  • :*(Crying softly
  • |_PCup of coffee
  • &:-)Curly hair
  • :-@!Cursing
  • O-)Cyclops

D

  • *-*Dazed
  • >:->Devilish
  • :-eDisappointed
  • %-}Dizzy
  • :3-]Dog
  • :o3Dog
  • #-oDoh!
  • :-))Double chin
  • :*)Drinking every night
  • :#)Drunk
  • :*)Drunk
  • .\/Duck
  • <:-lDunce

E

  • :-6Eating something spicy
  • (:-|Egghead
  • 5:-)Elvis
  • :")Embarrased
  • :-}Embarrassed smile
  • //_^Emo
  • 0|-)Enjoying the sun
  • >:)Evil
  • >-)Evil grin

F

  • G(-'.'G)Fighting kid
  • <><Fish
  • l:-OFlattop loudmouth
  • :-!Foot in mouth
  • ()Football
  • =:-HFootball player
  • :-WForked tongue
  • :^{=Frank zappa
  • %*@:-)Freaking out
  • /:-)Frenchman with a beret
  • 8)Frog
  • :-(Frown
  • :(Frown
  • :-<Frowning
  • :-(Frowning
  • ):-(Frowning smiley with hair
  • :-/Frustrated
  • =PFrustrated
  • :-PFrustrated
  • =:-)Funny hair
  • *:*Fuzzy
  • *:*}Fuzzy with a mustache

G

  • ~~:-(Getting rained on
  • 8-)Glasses
  • 8*)Glasses and a half mustache
  • $_$Greedy
  • :->Grin

H

  • {:-)Hair parted in the middle
  • =:-)Hair standing on end
  • :-})Handlebar mustache
  • =)Happy
  • :-)Happy
  • %-)Happy drunk
  • :-'Has a dimple
  • :%)%Has acne
  • :-#Has braces
  • :(#)Has braces variation
  • :-`|Have a cold
  • <3Heart
  • |:-)Heavy eyebrows
  • /;-)Heavy eyebrows (slanted)
  • l^oHepcat
  • (_8^(|)Homer Simpson
  • (_8(|)Homer Simpson
  • (^~^~^)Hot ass walking away
  • { }Hug
  • *^_^*Huge dazzling grin
  • %*@:-(Hungover with headache
  • :0Hungry

I

  • o[-<]:I'm a skater (or I like to skate)
  • :-|Indifferent
  • %*}Inebriated

J

  • (|):-)=II=Jewish blonde
  • ?:^[]Jim Carrey
  • (8 {John Lennon
  • X-pJoking
  • @:-}Just back from hairdresser

K

  • :-TKeeping a straight face
  • :)Kid smiley
  • \VVV/King
  • :-xKiss
  • :-)*Kiss
  • :-*Kiss
  • :-*Kiss on the cheek
  • (-}{-)Kissing
  • >^,,^<Kitty cat
  • &Kitty cleaning a hind paw
  • >*Kitty doesn't like taking its pill
  • ~*=Kitty running away from you
  • :pKitty with tongue hanging out
  • >:-lKlingon
  • @(*0*)@Koala

L

  • :-DLaughing
  • %ODLaughing like crazy
  • =DLaughing out loud
  • (-:Left hand
  • ?-:Left handed tongue touching nose
  • )-:Left-handed sad face
  • (-:Left-handed smiley face
  • >;->Lewd remark
  • :-9Licking lips
  • ;-,Like, duh
  • :-xLips are sealed
  • 8:-)Little girl
  • %-)Long bangs
  • %+{Lost a fight
  • |-(Lost contact lenses
  • <3Love

M

  • X-(Mad
  • =/Mad
  • ;-(Mad look
  • &-lMakes me cry
  • :-(*)Makes me sick
  • :-SMakes no sense
  • @@@@:-)Marge Simpson
  • :-)(-:Married
  • @|-)Meditating smiley
  • #:-)Messy hair
  • 8(:-)Mickey mouse
  • :)Midget
  • ~~:-(Mohawk
  • <:3 )~Mouse
  • <:3)~Mouse
  • :-{Mustache
  • :-3Mustache (handlebar type)
  • {:-{)}Mustache and beard
  • :-{)=Mustache and goatee
  • :-#My lips are sealed

N

  • ~,~Napping
  • (-)Needs haircut
  • :-BNerd
  • ):-(Nordic
  • :/)Not amused

O

  • 8-OOmigod!
  • :=)Orangutan
  • ^_^Overjoyed

P

  • <l:0Partying
  • 8>Penguin
  • :-?Pensive
  • :-/Perplexed
  • :^)Personality
  • 3:]Pet dog
  • :8)Pig
  • =8)Pig
  • :---)Pinnochio
  • P-(Pirate
  • 3:[Pitbull
  • :-<Pointy mustache
  • }:^#)Pointy nosed
  • +<:-)Pope
  • :-tPouting
  • :-[Pouting variation
  • +:-)Priest
  • \&&&/Princess
  • ;~[Prizefighter
  • X:-)Propeller head
  • ?-)Proud of black eye
  • =:-)Punk
  • =:-(Punk not smiling
  • <(-'.'-)>Puppy dog

Q

  • \%%%/Queen

R

  • :-rRasberry
  • (((((:-{=Rave dude
  • :-CReal unhappy
  • ~:-(Really bummed out
  • :-))Really happy
  • ([(Robocop
  • [:]Robot
  • @>--;--Rose
  • @};---Rose
  • @~)~~~~Rose
  • 3:*>Rudolph the red nose reindeer

S

  • :-(Sad
  • =(Sad
  • :(Sad
  • :(Sad turtle
  • :-dSaid with a smile
  • :-ySaid with a smile variation
  • M:-)Saluting
  • *<|:-)Santa claus
  • :->Sarcastic
  • :-7Sarcastic
  • :-@Screaming
  • Scuba diver
  • )8-)Scuba diver with hair
  • $__$Sees money
  • :-iSemi-smile
  • ,:-)Shaved left eyebrow
  • 8-0Shocked
  • =OShocked
  • :-oShocked
  • +-(Shot between the eyes
  • :-VShouting
  • :OSinging
  • ~:-PSingle hair
  • O[-<]:Skateboarder
  • :-/Skeptical
  • ':-/Skeptical again
  • :-7Skeptical variation
  • :-)Smile
  • O-)Smiley after smoking a banana
  • ):-)Smiley with hair
  • :-,Smirk
  • ;^)Smirking
  • :-QSmoking
  • :-iSmoking a cig
  • :-?Smoking a pipe
  • :-QSmoking while talking
  • :>Smug
  • ~~~~8}Snake
  • :-( <|Standing firm
  • =%-OStared at computer way too long
  • %-)Staring at a screen for 15 hours
  • :PSticking tongue out
  • (8-{)}Sunglasses, mustache and beard
  • /8^{~Sunglasses, mustache and goatee
  • :0Surprised
  • :oSurprised
  • `:-)Sweating
  • ,:-)Sweating on the other side

T

  • :-0Talkative
  • :-STalking gibberish
  • &-|Tearful
  • -(:)(0)=8Teletubby
  • :-)---Thin as a pin
  • %-\Tired
  • (:|Tired
  • :-JTongue in cheek
  • :-?Tongue sticking out
  • :-&Tongue tied
  • :-aTongue touching nose
  • }(:-(Toupee blowing in wind
  • :-)))Triple chin
  • <:>==Turkey

U

  • =-OUh-oh
  • x:-/Uncertain
  • =):-)Uncle Sam
  • :-\Undecided
  • :-|Unfazed
  • |:-)Unibrow
  • |:-|Unyielding
  • **==USA flag

V

  • :-[Vampire
  • :-EVampire
  • :-)))Very happy
  • =DVery happy
  • %')Very tired
  • (:-(Very unhappy

W

  • :-<Walrus
  • @:-)Wavy hair
  • {(:-)Wearing a toupee
  • [:-)Wearing a walkman
  • 8-)Wearing contacts
  • B-)Wearing glasses
  • :-{}Wearing lipstick
  • ]-IWearing sunglasses
  • {:-)Wears a toupee
  • :-1Whatever
  • :-"Whistling
  • ;^?Wigged out
  • '-)Winking
  • ;-)Winking
  • ;)Winking
  • ,-)Winking happy
  • ;-)Winking variation
  • #-)Wiped out, partied all night
  • 8<:-)Wizard
  • -=#:-) \Wizard with wand
  • :-)8 :Woman
  • :~)Wondering
  • ,-}Wry and winking
  • :-7Wry face

X

  • (xx)Xbox

Y

  • |-OYawn
  • l-OYawning
  • |^oYawning (or snoring variation)
  • :-(0)Yelling
  • =8-0Yikes!
  • $-)Yuppie

Z

  • ZZorro

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