The 😦 meaning is Frowning Face With Open Mouth. A typical yellow emoji face with oval eyes and an open mouth. On a few platforms even the teeth of the emojis are displayed. But what is the 😦 meaning in a text message and how do you use this emoji correctly? Whenever you are astonished about something or about someone, you can just send him this emoji. Your friend climbed Mount Everest? You could write to him, “Did you really do that? 😦” Emoji was added to Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.