emoji - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] computing 

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/ɪˈməʊdʒi/
singularemoji
pluralemojis
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    a new form of a language using emoticons

    Some outlets have claimed that emoji are an emerging language that could soon compete with English in global usage.

    Submitted by serguei from Russian Federation on 29/10/2015