noun, plural emoji, emojis.
(sometimes initial capital letter) Digital Technology.
a small digital picture or pictorial symbol that represents a thing, feeling, concept, etc., used in text messages and other electronic communications and usually part of a standardized set
: She texted me an emoji of “money with wings,” which may mean she’s out shopping.
1990–95; < Japanese: literally, ‘picture letter’ (or ‘picture character’)