15 Popular Western Emoticons Codes For Smiley Faces with Meanings

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Western Emoticons Codes
Western emoticons are basically written from left to right. Here are 15 of the most popular ones.

1. Smile
: – )   or   :-]   or   :3   or   :> stands for happiness.

2. Grin
: – D   expresses great happiness or a victory.

3. Frown
: – (   or   :-c represents sadness or disappointment. The latter can also mean great sadness.

4. Wink
; – )   or   ,-)   or   *-) indicates a joke or double entendre in what was said.

5. Tongue
: – P   or   : – p     or   :-b is an emoticon to tease, often used as a joke.

6. Open mouth
:-O   or   : – () stands for surprise or shock.

7. Distorted mouth
: – / means skepticism, being annoyed or uneasy.

8. Beaked lips
:-X   or   :-*   or   :-<> expresses a kiss, love and affection. But careful, this one can be ambiguous.
:-@   or   : – ) ~~ ( – :   or   : – )~~~~ stand for french kissing.

9. Sealed lips
:-X   or   :-# stands for embarrassment. Notice the ambiguity.

10. Halo
0:-) represents an angel or innocence and is often used in a playful manner.

11. Tear
:’-( shows a crying face and expresses sadness.

12. Horns
>:-)   or   >:-D is used to express evil.

13. Blank
: – | expresses boredom, but can also stand for no comment.

14. Spittle
:-p~~ represents drooling.

15. Arrow
>.>   or   <.<   or   >_>   or   <_< points the way in which to look. Technically, this is an eastern emoticon.