skull and crossbones ☠️

Release your gruesome and morbid side with the Skull And Crossbones emoji! This emoji depicts a grayish white human skull, with a tiny nose, hollowed eyes, and an upper pair of teeth. At the bottom of the skull are a pair of bones, crossed like an X.

How it is used as an emoji is similar to how it’s used as an ordinary symbol offline. For a long time, the skull and crossbones symbol has been associated with death, gravestone carvings, and danger. It’s emoji version is no different, so much so, the skull and bones emoji is sometimes referred to as the poison emoji. In some cases, it is also used to describe misfortune, negativity, fear, angst, and other painful emotions.

Since the most commonly recognized symbol of piracy throughout the years has been the black flag with the skull and crossbones design, the skull with crossbones emoji often appears in topics revolving around swashbuckling pirates and their seafaring exploits.

From time to time, the skull with crossbones emoji is mistaken for the Skull emoji. That’s quite easy to understand, the two do have similar designs, however, as its name suggests, the skull with crossbones emoji has crossbones, while the other has none.

☠️ Skull And Crossbones is a fully-qualified emoji as part of Unicode 1.1 which was introduced in 1993, and was added to Emoji 1.0.

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This Skull And Crossbones Is Also Known As:

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Skull And Crossbones Emoji On Different Platforms

Skull And Crossbones Emoji History

Skull And Crossbones Emoji is created in the year 1993.

Skull And Crossbones Emoji Unicode Data