๐Ÿคซ Shushing Face

Emoji Meaning

A yellow face placing an index finger over pursed lips, as if issuing Shh! or Shush! for silence. Some platforms feature raised eyebrows. Apple’s design suggests the face is tilting back slightly. 

May convey silence, quiet, secrecy, and discreetness. May also create a sense of buzz and anticipation, e.g., an exclusive sneak peek or news scoop.

See also ๐Ÿค Zipper-Mouth Face. Joins ๐Ÿค— Hugging Face, ๐Ÿค” Thinking Face, and ๐Ÿคญ Face With Hand Over Mouth as one of the few smileys featuring hands.

Shushing Face was approved as part of Unicode 10.0 in 2017 under the name โ€œFace with Finger Covering Closed Lipsโ€ and added to Emoji 5.0 in 2017.

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Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿคซ Hush
  • ๐Ÿคซ Quiet
  • ๐Ÿคซ Shh

Apple Name

๐Ÿคซ Shushing Face

Unicode Name

๐Ÿคซ Face with Finger Covering Closed Lips



See also



  • Face with Finger Covering Closed Lips Emoji Proposal: L2/16-313