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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A representation of a facial expression (as a smile or frown) created by typing a sequence of characters in sending email.

Usage examples (22)
  • To emoticon, or not to emoticon, that is the question.
  • For 25 years, the emoticon has been a mainstay of Internet culture.
  • Your emoticon is giving me a headache.
  • Current Mood: I need a pimpin 'emoticon for more
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