The Brief: Similar to the skull emoji 💀 , the skull and crossbones emoji is often used to represent literal or figurative death.
The skull and crossbones emoji ☠️ is typically used online and in texting to connote death. This could be a literal death or a figurative one, like when someone says “I’m dead” because a meme is so funny or relatable. This emoji is often used interchangeably with the skull emoji 💀.
I still think about this☠️ pic.twitter.com/KjMQzMGEdB
— ben the goat🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯 (@usniffglue) February 3, 2021
when you accidentally type
— ryn🍙 / carrd📌 (@httpsbbg) February 3, 2021
☠️ can also be used to represent pirates or other outlaws.