Meaning of emoticon

e•mo•ti•con

Pronunciation: (i-mō'ti-kon"), [key]
  1. an abbreviation or icon used on a network, as IMHO for “in my humble opinion” or :&hyphnb;), a sideways smile face, to indicate amusement.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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