This emoji represents a yellow face with a pleading expression, and there tears well up from the bottom of its two large eyes. It can be used to express a large number of emotions, such as happiness, gratitude, admiration, sadness and anger.
The emoji was included in the list of emojis in 2022 as part of Emoji 14.0.
As one of the largest English-language emoji sites, we also have the ability to collect large amounts of statistics about the popularity of all emojis, and this particular emoji ("face holding back tears"), is ranked 141 out of all 1837 emojis in the top list for this year. The most popular month in terms of usage of the emoji is march, last it had about 40 views on our site during this month. The month that is the second most popular month is november. Below is a graph that shows what percentage of all views of the year fall on the respective months of the year for emoji .
Here you'll find more info about the emoji . The main group that the emoji face holding back tears belongs to is Smileys & People, a group that it shares with another 1836 similar emojis. A lot of emojis does also exist in different variations, for example different skin colors, the emoji face holding back tears does however not have any known variations.
If you want to copy the emoji in order to use it in for example an email or a chat, all you have to do is click the button "Click here to copy emoji" that is listed below the emoji. The emoji face holding back tears will then be placed in your clipboard, and you can easily paste it the way you normally paste copied text - for example by pressing ctrl+v (or cmd+v if you are using a Mac) if you are using a regular computor. Please note though that this function is disabled on mobile phones due to techincal issues, there you'll have to hold your finger towards the emoji and copy it the regular way once the dialogue opens.
Below you will also find the HEX code for the emoji together with a prepared example coded in HTML that is ready for you to use directly in a generic HTML document.
Use in HTML: