👍 Thumbs Up


Approval, Acceptance, Appreciation, Like, Agreement, Best of Luck, Best Wishes, Done

👍 Meaning: A held out, clenched hand with just the thumb sticking out while all the other fingers are closed. It signifies acceptance; that can come in varying tones, like “Okay”, “Cool”, “Alright”, etc.

The 👍 Thumbs Up emoji also suggests a sense of showing cheer, approval, agreement, completion, and even indicating that you like something on social media. It is available in the designated skin tones almost across all platforms.

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How and When to Use the 👍 Thumbs Up Emoji

  • Use 👍 emoji to give a heads up to a plan.
  • 👍 can also be used to agree with someone or something.
  • Send 👍 as a way of saying “Okay” or “Cool”.
  • If someone from a little wider circle said something great they witnessed or did, use 👍 as a way of saying “Oh, that’s great!”.
  • If you’re a parent, and you need to give permission to your kid, give a 👍 if you’re okay with their plan.
  • 👍 can also be used to indicate completion, like “Done”, “I’m done”, etc.
  • Social media has given another meaning to 👍 – its a gesture to show that you like something.
  • 👍 is used to say “Best of luck” as well.

Other Names

  • 👍 Okay
  • 👍 Cool
  • 👍 Alright
  • 👍 Done
  • 👍 Like
  • 👍 Thumbs Up
  • 👍 Yes
  • 👍 Best of Luck
  • 👍 Good Luck
  • 👍 Ok

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