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Published on Sep 22, 2022
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Juliya Smith

Emoji Slang Meanings Every Parent Should Know

Teen Slang Meanings Every Parent Should Know

Having grown up in this digital era, generation Z has developed a completely different approach to communication. In their messages, teens use emojis, slang, hashtags, and acronyms that utterly confuse us, millennials.

As a parent, it must not be evident for you to understand the slang your teenagers are using. With the rise of social media applications, mainly among teenagers, they seem to have developed a new language for interacting.

But these slang words used in social media can bring adverse effects. So for the sake of your children, every parent must know about teen slang words. It will be easier for you to set your parenting tips and protect your children when you know the meaning of the slang words.

So for all parents who want to understand what the latest secret teen slang and emojis mean, we have decoded them. This article covers the parents' guide to teen slang words and emojis.

Popular Teenage Slang Words 2022

Seeing and hearing your teenager's text messages and slang may seem ordinary, but do you really understand what she's saying?

Here's what parents should know about sex-related emojis, drugs, and general slang emojis, so they don't get confused. In the following paragraph, letโ€™s explore the teen slang meanings every parent should know.

General Slang Emoji

Following are the general tween and teen slang words and emojis with their meanings.

๐Ÿ™ƒ upside-down smiley emoji used to show annoyance about something

๐Ÿคก Used when feeling like a fraud or getting caught up in a mistake

๐Ÿ‘ป Indicates being โ€œghostedโ€ (dumped without explanation)

๐Ÿงข It can also be considered a "cap" symbolizing a lie

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘ˆ Nervous, Shy (Generally in the case of flirting)

๐Ÿงฟ Represents driving away the "evil eye."

๐Ÿฅถ Referred to as "savage" when commenting on something snarky or mean (as in. "That was cold")

๐Ÿ˜ˆ Feeling frisky or naughty

๐Ÿ‘๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘„ ๐Ÿ‘๏ธ The response which means, "It is what it is"

๐Ÿงšโ€โ™€๏ธโœจUse to indicate sarcastic or mean-spirited comments

โณ Used when someone has an โ€œhourglassโ€ body figure ๐Ÿ’ณ Used on TikTok to suggest that the user wants something portrayed in a video

๐Ÿ”ช Expression of being unhappy or intending to cause harm.

๐Ÿ’ฏ An approval stamp; "I agree." Commonly used by teenagers to show agreement, honesty, or truthfulness.

๐ŸŒถ๏ธ A sign of "spiciness," i.e., risque or inappropriate content

โ˜• Represents the latest gossip. As in, spill the tea.

๐Ÿ A symbol used to indicate a "backstabber."

๐Ÿ“ธ used to ask for nude photo

โœ‚๏ธCut someone or lesbian

๐Ÿฆ‹ Falling in love or having a crush - represents butterflies in the stomach

๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ‘โžก๏ธ It means Laughing my ass off

Sexual emoji

A boyfriend or girlfriend can use sexual emojis to convey their desires. It is familiar between teens dating each other. The emojis in this set carry subliminal sexual messages.

๐Ÿ†/๐ŸŒ Penis

๐Ÿฅด Used to indicate drunkenness, sexual arousal, or grimacing

๐Ÿ‘ Butt

๐Ÿฅต Refers to something sexual, like a kid commenting on their crush's Instagram selfie.

๐Ÿš› โ€œDump truck,โ€ which means a large and/or shapely bottom

๐ŸŒฎ used to refer Vagina

๐Ÿง  Oral sex

๐Ÿ’ฆ Ejaculation

๐ŸŽช Erection

๐ŸŽž๏ธ Someone wants an x-rated movie

๐Ÿ‘… May signify sexual activity, mainly oral sex

๐ŸŒˆ used to express LGBTQ identity and pride

๐Ÿ”จ Refers to sexual activity

๐Ÿ”ฅ used to indicate"Lit," "fire," or "sexy."

๐ŸŒฝ Represents โ€œporn,โ€ especially on TikTok

๐Ÿ’ testicles/Breasts/virginity

๐Ÿ Represents nudes, which are often called โ€œNoods.โ€

๐Ÿ‘€ Used when sharing or receiving nudes

๐Ÿคค A desire for sexual intimacy (generally expressed in reaction to nakedness)

๐Ÿ™ indicate Cuddles.

๐Ÿซ used to indicate the act of sex (humping)

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘Œ Sexual intercourse

Drug Slang Emoji

๐Ÿƒ/๐Ÿ/๐ŸŒณ/๐Ÿฅฆ/๐ŸŒฟ teen slang for Marijuana or weed

๐Ÿ’Š drug dealers use this to symbolize that they have heroin for sale

๐Ÿ’‰/๐Ÿ‰/๐ŸŽ/๐ŸŽฏ Heroin

๐Ÿคค/๐Ÿคฏ MDMA

โ›ท๏ธ/๐Ÿฅฅ/๐Ÿคง Cocaine

โš—๏ธ Used to indicate a bong

๐Ÿ’จ/๐Ÿšฌ Smoking a joint

๐Ÿ”ฎ Cough syrup

๐Ÿฅง A large number of drugs

โ›ฝ โ€œGassed,โ€ intoxicated

๐Ÿ” Crystal meth


Parents need to be aware of the meaning of popular slang terms teenagers use. Some of these terms may have positive or neutral connotations, while others may be associated with risky behavior. Parents should talk to their teenagers about their use of slang as texting codes and listen for any terms that may cause concern.

Parents can also limit their childโ€™s social media time and texting and establish healthy relationships with their mobile devices. Additionally, teach them a bit about the consequence of sexting.

If your child didnโ€™t give you access to his phone, then you can use parental control applications to read your childโ€™s text messages remotely and keep them safe. offers many other security features like location tracking, web filter, geofence, social media monitoring, etc.

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