The 😮 meaning is Face With Open Mouth. The emoji can also be described as an astonished face or a startled face. A typical yellow emoji face with round eyes and round mouth. Depending on the platform, the mouth is really represented as a circle or is oval. Incidentally, teeth are not seen in this emoji. But what is the 😮 meaning in WhatsApp, Facebook and Co? You’re surprised or surprised at something – then you can use this emoji. For example, you could say “Wow that’s cool 😮” or “Really? 😮” This emoji was added to Unicode 6.1 in 2012 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.