Welcome to the complete list of all the Skype smileys codes in 2017.
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What are Skype smileys? A smiley is an English term for a little yellow icon and it’s a stylized representation of a face. It is usually shown as a yellow circle, with two black dots, representing eyes and a black arc representing the mouth. You can use the different smileys to express emotions, moods and tones in your chat. A smiley may also be referred to an emoticon (short for emotion icon).
What is Skype? Skype is a computer software program you can download for free. Skype is a VoIP phone service ( VoIP = Voice over IP) and it uses peer-to-peer technology that enables data to be sent directly between two computers. In short term – you can call other computers worldwide free of charge, if they have Skype installed. Skype is mainly used for telephony, but you can also use it for instant messenger, video calling, texting, file transfer etc
New Skype Smileys
Important notice ! – Skype has released a new version, where they have added some new Skype smileys and Skype emoticons. Please notice if you don’t have the latest version of Skype installed, the new Skype smileys will not work properly. The new Skype smileys are listed in the table below:
Pride Skype emoticons
In June 2017 Skype added two Pride Skype emoticons in relation to the celebration of Pride around the world. Pride parades and pride festivals are celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture and many take place in the month of June.
Mothers day Skype emoticons
In May 2017 Skype has added a few new Skype emoticons in relation to the celebration of Mothers day: (familytime), (hotchocolate) and (cupcake). Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family and the motherhood. Its commonly celebrated in the May. Traditionally it involves presenting mothers with flowers, cards and other gifts.
Easter Skype emoticons
In April 2017 Skype has added a few new Skype emoticons in relation to the celebration of Easter: (rockchick), (chicksegg), (nestingeggs), (hendance) and (lamb). Easter is the time of the Christian year when Christians remember the Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ as written in the Christian bible . Rabbits and Hares, Eggs & Chicks are often associated with Easter because, in Pagan times, they were signs of Fertility and New Life.
Chef Heston Blumenthal Skype emoticons
In April 2017 Skype add two new Skype smileys in relation to their first food-inspired bot with Chef Heston Blumenthal. (hestonfacepalm) and (heston). Chef Heston Blumenthal is a British celebrity chef. He is the owner of The Fat Duck in Bray, Berkshire, one of four restaurants in Great Britain to have three Michelin stars. The heston skype bot brings you stories, recipes, tips and experiments, that will change the way you think about food. You can read more about the bot in the skype blog.
Valentinsday Skype emoticons
In Feburary 2017 Skype has added a few new Skype smileys and emoticons in relation to the celebration of Valentins day : (cactuslove), (mariachilove), (hearthands), and (lovegifts). Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14 and its a festival of romantic love and many people give cards, letters, flowers or presents to their partner. Many couples also choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day with dinner or something associated with romantic love.
Christmas Skype emoticons
In December 2016 Skype has added a few new Skype smileys and emoticons in relation to the celebration of Christmas: (mistletoe), (hungrycat), (dreidel), (penguinkiss), (snowflake) and (monkeygiggle).
In December 2015 Skype has announced a number of new Skype smileys and emoticons in relation to the celebration of Christmas. Christmas is a the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ’s birth, held on 25 December in the Western Church. Christmas is also celebrated as a religious and cultural celebration by a large number of non-Christian around the world. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days and nights from the 25th day of Kislev according to the Hebrew calendar. Christmas is very popular among children because of traditions like Santa Claus, gift giving, Christmas trees, Christmas music and special Christmas meals. In the context of this celebration of Christmas Skype has introduced 9 visible new Christmas smileys and emoticons: Santa – (santa), Xmas tree – (xmastree), Hanukkah – (hanukkah), Festive party – (festiveparty), Morning after party – (morningafter), Reindeer – (reindeer), Snow angel – (snowangel), Polar bear – (polarbear), Holiday spirit – (holidayspirit) and one hidden Christmas emoticon: Santa mooning – (santamooning).
Bollywood Skype emoticons
In late October 2015 Skype.com has announced a number of new Skype smileys and emoticons in in relation to Bollywood and the Indian culture like food, gestures, holidays and daily expressions. Bollywood is the nickname given to the Hindi film industry in India – opposite to the American film industry which is called Hollywood. It is estimated that the Indian film industry is the biggest in the world. The B in Bollywood comes from Bombay also known as Mumbai which is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. Bollywood films are known to have many dance and music scenes in their films and to fully understand a Bollywood film plots, it is an advantage to have knowledge in Hindu and cultural customs, and traditions. In the context of this Bollywood theme The Skype Team has in the latest update introduced 27 new Bollywood emoticons : 1.Bhangra – (Bhangra) 2. Disco danser- (Disco) 3. Promise – (promise) 4. Slipper – (chappal) 5. Pull shot – (pullshot) 6. Blessing – (nazar) 7. Tealight – (diwali) 8. Whistle – (whistle) 9. Slap – (slap) 10. Sorry – (kaanpakadna) 11. Don’t talk to me – (donttalk) 12. No – (nahi) 13. In love pose – (bollylove) 14. Suryan Namaskar – (suryannamaskar) 15. Bowled – (bowled) 16. Donkey – (donkey) 17. Tea -(chai) 18. Tandoori chicken – (tandoori) 19. Sweet – (laddu) 20. Bell – (bell) 21. Tubelight – (tubelight) 22. Oye – (oye) 23. Abe – (abe) 24. What – (kya). 25. Confusion -(golmaal) 26.Rickshaw – (rickshaw) 27. Fool – (dhakkan) which you can find in the gallery below. For more information check this link: Skype blog
Thanksgiving skype emoticons
In the end of September 2015 Skype has announced a number of new skype smileys and emoticons in relation to the celebration of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in United States, but other country’s around the world have similar celebrations. In the past was Thanksgiving originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the past year. Today Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day where people visit family and friends for a special meal. The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. In the context of this celebration of Thanksgiving Skype has introduced 5 new Thanksgiving emoticons. Dancing Thanksgiving turkey – (turkey), Champagne – (Champagne), Cold shivering – (shivering), Dancing penguin – (penguin), Girl shopping – (shopping), and Listening to headphones – (headphones), which you can find in the gallery below.
Furthermore has The Skype Team in the latest update added 11 new emotions (lips), (cwl), (sarcastic), (skipping), (footballfail), (muscleman), (yoga), (cheese), (ek), (computerrage) and (fireworks) which you can find in the gallery below. For more information check this link: Skype Blog
Halloween hidden Skype emoticons
In October 2015 Skype.com has announced a number of new Skype smileys and emoticons in in relation to the celebration of Halloween. Halloween has always been a holiday filled with mystery, magic and superstition. Halloween is the night of 31 October, the eve of All Saints’ Day, often celebrated by children and adults . The typical festive Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, visiting haunted attractions, playing pranks and telling scary stories. In the context of this celebration of halloween Skype.com has introduced 6 new halloween emoticons. (pumpkin), (ghost), (zombie). (ladyvamp), (vampire) and (skull).
In June 2015 Skype.com was celebrating the world premiere of the computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Pictures: “Inside Out”. In the context of this premiere Skype.com introduced 5 new emoticons represent by the main characters of “Inside Out” – (joy), (disgust), (fear), (anger) and (sadness). These special emoticons characters from the movie will only be available for a short period of time, so remember to have fun with these new emoticons, before they will be removed again in the next skype update release.
Its very simple to use the standard Skype smileys. Just add a smiley in your personal chat using either the icons above the box you type text in or copy/paste the smiley codes below in the chart.
For example, the smiley code for the Skype smiley icon “Angel”, the first icon on the image list, is (angel) or (a) or (A). Just type (angel) and the icon will appear in your text.
Skype hand gestures
Skype people and animals
Hidden Skype Smileys
Did you know that there exist a number of hidden Skype smileys and a few secret Skype smileys to?
Use the hidden Skype smileys to make your personal chat more fun and entertaining.
To the right, in the sidebar you can find all the hidden Skype smileys by following this link.
Remember to update your Skype, so you can use the latest Skype smileys codes. You can update your Skype at this link.
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