Party popper

🎉  Party Popper

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🎉 Emoji Meaning

This emoji represents a party or celebration and is often used to symbolize joy, excitement, or special occasions.

🎉 Meaning and explanation


The 🎉 emoji represents an exploding party popper (confetti cannon). A small device often used to release confetti during celebrations. You can see colorful confetti bubbling out of a cylindrical object.


The 🎉 emoji symbolizes celebration, joy, and special occasions. It is often used to express congratulations on birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and other happy events. It can also be used to convey excitement, enthusiasm, or a general sense of celebration and joy.


The party popper emoji 🎉 was added to the Unicode Standard and is part of Unicode version 6.0, released in 2010.

How to use

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

"Happy Birthday! 🎉"
"We did it, guys! 🎉"
"Tonight is the night to celebrate! 🎉


Compared to other celebration emoji, such as the cake emoji 🍰 or the balloon emoji 🎈, the party popper emoji 🎉 is more universal and can be used for a variety of celebrations and special occasions. While the cake emoji 🍰 is used more specifically for birthdays or anniversaries, and the balloon emoji 🎈 is often associated with parties, the party popper emoji 🎉 can be used to convey general joy, excitement, and a sense of celebration, regardless of the specific occasion.

🎉 Other names

The emoji is also known by the following names.

  • 🎉 Celebration
  • 🎉 Party Hat

Popular name:

🎉 Celebration

🎉 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
  • Joy
  • Surprise
Secondary Emotions
  • excited
  • glad
  • enthusiastic

🎉 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

She finally left him. Time to celebrate. 🎉

Associated feelings
  • optimistic
  • surprised
  • relieved

Basic emotion example

I can not believe that they celebrated without me. 🎉

Associated feelings
  • annoyed
  • saddened
  • disappointed

Basic emotion example

Happy Birthday! 🎉🎂

Associated feelings
  • accepting
  • glad
  • enthusiastic
🎉 General Information
Unicode-NameParty Popper
Apple-NameParty Popper
Category Activities




Keywordscelebration, confetti, confetti bomb, party
Unicode-Version Unicode 6.0
Emoji-Version Emoji 1.0