From the rocket ship to the ice cream cone, everyone has a favourite emoji.
We reach for them in our texts, WhatsApp messages and Instagram captions when words just simply aren’t enough.
But many of the seemingly innocent characters have X-rated double meanings.
While some like the banana or aubergine might be well known, others like the mailbox or microphone have explicit meanings that are less obvious.
Here FEMAIL cracks the code behind some of the most popular emojis to help keep your next text free from any unwanted raunchiness.
Scroll down and read the captions to discover the explicit secrets these emojis are hiding.
This smiley face with crosses for eyes, left, might appear shocked but it can actually mean the user has seen something X-rated. Right, this emoji can be used to signal a woman’s orgasm
This flame is used to indicate someone is attractive or sexy, or can add a racy touch to other messages. Right, few probably realise this innocuous mailbox emoji can be used to mean ‘sex’
Two of the best-known X-rated emojis, both the banana and aubergine can mean a penis
The cherries emoji can represent breasts while the peach can be used to refer to a bottom
Men can signal an erection with the circus tent, left, and ejaculation with this microphone
The film strip can mean the user wants an X-rated video, and the computer an X-rated chat
Like the film strip, the video camera can mean the sender wants an X-rated video. Right, the snapping camera can be used by someone looking for sexting to be taken to the next level
The grapes, left, and clinking beer glasses, right, can both be used to mean a man’s testicles
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