1. a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with
others (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically shown
with a space on either side when written or printed.
"I don't like the word ‘unofficial’"
synonyms: term, name, expression, designation, locution
gerund or present participle: crying
shed tears in distress, pain, or sorrow.
"don't cry—it'll be all right"
synonyms: weep, shed tears, sob, wail, be in tears, cry one's eyes out,
cry one's heart out, cry as if one's heart would break, bawl, howl,
snivel, whimper, whine, squall, mewl, bleat; More
1. smiling; cheerful.
"he drew a smiley face"
1. (in electronic communications) a symbol that represents a smiling
face, typically formed by the characters :-) and used to indicate that the
writer is pleased or joking.
1. the front part of a person's head from the forehead to the chin, or
the corresponding part in an animal.
"she was scarlet in the face and perspiring profusely"
synonyms: countenance, physiognomy, profile, features
According to Oxford Dictionaries – yes it is!
For the first time ever, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a
pictograph: 😂, officially called the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ emoji,
though you may know it by other names. There were other strong
contenders but 😂 was chosen as the ‘word’ that best reflected the
ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015.
For the remainder of this lesson write a review of a book you are
reading or have just finished using nothing but emojis.
Use of mobile phones is permitted, you may want to write your ideas
down before converting them to emoji.
Once completed e-mail the review to yourself & print it out