👏 Clapping Hands


Happiness, Encouragement, Appreciation, Support, Cheer, Excitement, Awe, Applause

👏 Meaning: Two palms coming together in a clap, along with animated clicking marks around the palms to give the effect of a clap. This emoji signifies happy emotions.

The 👏 Clapping Hands suggests applause in situations such as cheer, happiness, encouragement, and appreciation. It can be used in playful sarcastic connotations as well. This emoji is available in the designated skin tones almost across all platforms.

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How and When to Use the 👏 Clapping Hands Emoji

  • Send 👏 emoji to posts that are vibrant and inspirational on social media.
  • If someone told you about some achievement(s) of theirs, use 👏 as a way of showing cheer.
  • 👏 can also be used in sarcastic contexts too. For example – use 👏 emoji as a reaction to something incredibly stupid and face palm worthy that someone did or said.
  • Use 👏 emoji even while sending something inspiring and motivational.
  • To send across a virtual round of applause, send many 👏 emojis.
  • 👏 also conveys excitement. If someone told you about something exciting, send along 👏 emoji.

Other Names

  • 👏 Cheer
  • 👏 Claps
  • 👏 Applause
  • 👏 Hurray
  • 👏 Awesome
  • 👏 Amazing
  • 👏 Round of Applause
  • 👏 Excitement
  • 👏 Happiness
  • 👏 Golf Club
  • 👏 Clapping
  • 👏 Clap
  • 👏 Clapping Hands Sign