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👌 Emoji Meaning

This emoji means "okay" or "perfect. It is often used to express agreement or satisfaction.

👌 Meaning and explanation


The 👌 emoji shows a hand with the index finger and thumb in a circle while the other three fingers are extended. This is a common gesture that is often interpreted as an "okay" or "perfect" sign.


The emoji is often used to express approval, perfection, satisfaction, or agreement with a statement or idea. However, in some cultures and contexts, it can also have other meanings.


The "Okay" hand gesture emoji is part of the original emoji collection released in Unicode 6.0 in 2010.

The gesture itself is widely used and often interpreted as an expression of agreement or perfection, although it can have other meanings in some cultures and contexts.

How to use

This emoji can be used in a variety of contexts. Here are a few examples:

To express approval or agreement: "That sounds good to me. 👌"
To indicate perfection or high quality: "This dish was easy. 👌"
To express satisfaction or approval: "I'm perfectly happy with it. 👌"


Compared to other emoji that express approval or satisfaction, such as 👍 (thumbs up) or 😊 (smiling face with smiling eyes), the 👌 emoji has a more specific connotation of perfection or high quality. It is less formal than the 👍 emoji and can be used in a variety of contexts. It is similar to the 🤙 emoji, which represents a "shaka" or "hang loose" gesture often interpreted as an expression of relaxation or contentment, but the 👌 emoji is generally considered more universal and less specific to particular cultures or subcultures.

👌 Other names

The emoji is also known by the following names.

  • 👌 Okay
  • 👌 Perfect

Popular name:

👌 Okay

👌 Emotional Classification

First, we take a look at the basic emotion, the core of the emoji's nature. Then we will look at the secondary emotions that the emoji can evoke in us.

Basic Emotions
  • Love
  • Joy
Secondary Emotions
  • satisfied
  • calm
  • clear

👌 Examples and how to use

In this section, we examine the emotional impact of emojis. We will use examples to show how emojis can evoke different emotions in the reader depending on the context.


Basic emotion example

Your party outfit is perfect. 👌👗

Associated feelings
  • in love
  • admiring
  • enthusiastic

Basic emotion example

Good job, you did well! 👌

Associated feelings
  • glad
  • accepting
  • enthusiastic

Basic emotion example

I agree with your suggestion. 👌

Associated feelings
  • accepting
  • docile
  • trusting
👌 General Information
Unicode-NameOK Hand Sign
Apple-NameOK Hand Sign
Category People & Body




Keywordsexcellent, hand, all right, OK, OK sign, perfect
Unicode-Version Unicode 6.0
Emoji-Version Emoji 1.0