scissors ✂️

Get to know your daily office supplies with the scissors emoji! This emoji shows a red-colored handle with the scissor hands open facing down. Surprisingly, the emoji shows different meanings other than just an office or school supply. On most platforms, the pair of scissors emoji looks the same but in others the emoji is either blue or black in color.

As regards to its meaning, the emoji is used to symbolize one of the main school and office supplies. It is usually used with the Round Pushpin emoji, Pencil emoji, Pen emoji, and Paperclip emoji. The emojis can be used to show off your new school supplies during back to school season, or even flex your aesthetic looking office supplies to complete your desk theme.

The main and obvious use for the scissor emoji is cutting, it may be used along with the Barber Pole emoji or the Person Getting Haircut emoji. You can also include the scissors emoji with the Farmer emoji, and some tree, flower, or shrub emojis to represent gardening.

The scissors emoji can surprisingly mean deeper things like cutting out toxic people in your life and you want to throw shade on social media. Other emojis can also be combined in order to create idioms and word play, even in explicit content.

With this emoji, you should always make sure to use it wisely and associate them with other emojis to make the message clear and precise.

✂️ Scissors is a fully-qualified emoji as part of Unicode 1.1 which was introduced in 1993, and was added to Emoji 0.6.

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Scissors Emoji History

Scissors Emoji is created in the year 1993.

Scissors Emoji Unicode Data

  • Unicode codepoint
    2702 FE0F
  • Version
    Version 1.1
  • Year

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