8 Emojis That Have All-New Meanings Thanks to Celebs

The true sign of celebrity influence? When you can't type a certain emoji without thinking of well, them

01 of 08

TAYLOR SWIFT, THE SNAKE

TAYLOR SWIFT, THE SNAKE
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What it meant before: A green slithering creature, something sly and sneaky. What it means now: Pretty much the same thing, minus the green and slithering parts – although people are using it to dub Swift as the sly and sneaky one, thanks to Kim Kardashian West.

02 of 08

BEYONCé, THE LEMON

BEYONCé, THE LEMON

What it meant before: Used to caption a snap of you drinking some lemonade on a hot summer day.

What it means now: The Beyhive is here, and they're looking for Becky with the good hair.

03 of 08

BEYONCé, THE BEE

BEYONCé, THE BEE
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What it meant before: A bee, meaning something slightly annoying with a tendency to sting.

What it means now: Again, the Beyhive has descended. Now, oftentimes accompanied by a lemon.

04 of 08

KIM KARDASHIAN, THE PEACH

KIM KARDASHIAN, THE PEACH
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What it meant before: A peach — but also a butt.

What it means now: Kim Kardashian's butt, a.k.a the world's best-known butt.

05 of 08

DJ KHALED, THE KEY

DJ KHALED, THE KEY
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What it meant before: A key, used to unlock things.

What it means now: Used to signify a "major" key to success, or an ingredient in a sure-to-be fruitful, happy, #blessed life, thanks to a certain Snapchat celebrity.

06 of 08

KYLIE JENNER, THE CROWN

KYLIE JENNER, THE CROWN
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What it meant before: A symbol of royalty, to be used to say "I'm the Queen" when a situation isn't going your way.

What it means now: Kylizzlemynizzl has updated her Snap story, so don't talk to me for the next ten minutes while I watch, process, repeat.

07 of 08

MILEY CYRUS, THE RAINBOW

MILEY CYRUS, THE RAINBOW
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What it meant before: Typically used to caption that perfect rainbow 'gram you snapped after a storm.

What it means now: Miley's about to drop some philosophical truth bombs on Insta.

08 of 08

GIGI HADID, LIPS

GIGI HADID, LIPS
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What it meant before: The X in XOXO

What it means now: A constant reminder of Gigi's perfection on social media, which therefore inspires us to work on our own selfie game.

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