¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Shrug

Meaning

The ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ emoticon has the meaning Shrug. It belongs to the category Animals & funny Emoticons. The text emoticon is also called “Shruggie” or “Shrug Face”. ¯ \ _ (ツ) _ / ¯ is a text smiley or a text emoticon – so it’s not emoji! With the usual letter repertoire, which can be found on any keyboard, only a few Spartan facial expressions can be written. Including emoticons like :) and :(. If you have written with SMS, you know these emoticons.These special characters that make up such an emoticon, to search each time individually, would be too costly. You simply copy the ¯ \ _ (ツ) _ / ¯ emoticon with the help of a button on our website and use it easily in forum, in chat, on WhatsApp or on Facebook.

With the Shrug you can say that you either lack the knowledge or you do not care about anyone or anything. It is the direct translation of the real shrug, which also expresses ignorance or indifference. At the same time, the ¯ \ _ (ツ) _ / ¯ expresses a certain cheerfulness and serenity, as he smiles. In this sense, the text emoticon has the meaning:
“I have no idea”
“I can not help you”
“I do not care. Who cares?”

While the Shrug consists of upper, lower and slashes, the actual face in the middle is a Japanese symbol of the Katakana alphabet: ツ (“tsu” spoken). The shrug emoticon can also be displayed without the two brackets in the middle, then would look like this: ¯ \ _ ツ _ / ¯ However, this does not change the meaning. Most people who use the ¯ \ _ (ツ) _ / ¯ emoticon or text smiley probably do not know how many special characters and “words” it consists of. Here’s the answer for you: The ¯ \ _ (ツ) _ / ¯ emoticon basically consists of 9 single characters and actually contains 3 words.

Some interesting information:

  • The Shruggie is also a colorful emoji: 🤷 This shrug emoji was added to Unicode 9.0 and Emoji version 3.0 under the name “Shrug” 2016.
  • The text emoticon Shruggie has been spreading on the internet since 2014 and since 2016 searches for “Shruggie” on Google are increasing.
  • The actor Seth Rogen performed a perfect Shruggie in 2015.
  • Kanye West’s response to the 2009 MTV Video Awards before giving the microphone to Taylor Swift is called the “Kanye Shrug.”
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