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Pronunciation of Emoticons: Learn how to pronounce Emoticons in English correctly

Learn how to say Emoticons correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word emoticon:

a representation of a facial expression such as a smile or frown, formed by various combinations of keyboard characters and used in electronic communications to convey the writer’s feelings or intended tone:
flag your jokes with emoticons, such as a smiley face :-), to avoid misunderstandings

1990s: blend of emotion and icon