✏️ Pencil


Childhood, Sketching, Erasability, Mistakes, Temporariness, Rough Drawing

✏️ Meaning: An upside-down pencil facing to the left, in such a way that the sharpened led in at the bottom, continued with a short yellow body and ending in a metal rim that has a round piece of rubber attached to it.

First, above anything else, the ✏️ Pencil emoji signifies childhood; the time when we used pencils the most. Secondarily, this emoji could suggest sketching, drawing, rough ideas, erasability, and something that’s not concrete.

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How and When to Use the ✏️ Pencil Emoji

  • Anything written with a pencil is easy to erase. Hence, ✏️ may also be used in the contexts of something erasable. For example, “I may not be able to erase the past, but I sure can rewrite the future ✏️”.
  • Pencils make mistakes easier to fix; no damage done to the paper, nor to the content. So, you may also use ✏️ while talking about mistakes either in a post caption or a textual conversation. Like, “It’s alright to make mistakes, man, as long as you learn from them ✏️”.
  • Since pencil writing is easy to fade/erase, ✏️ could also signify that something is not final or concrete. For instance, “We’ve just made pointers. Nothing’s settled yet ✏️”.
  • If you’re posting or reposting some happy and good-vibes content about schooling, childhood, etc, you could use ✏️ in the caption.
  • Use ✏️ in the caption even while sharing artistic posts or reposts related to drawing, sketching, and any other art that uses a pencil (including shavings).

Other Names

  • ✏️ Pencil With Eraser
  • ✏️ Scribble
  • ✏️ Sketching Pencil
  • ✏️ Writing
  • ✏️ Scrawl
  • ✏️ Jot Down
  • ✏️ Pencil Drawing