Dagger Emoji to Copy and Paste 🗡
A pointed knife with a steel blade, as used for thrusting in close combat. Generally depicted as double-edged with a brown or black, cross-shaped hilt and positioned at 45° angle, often with its tip at the lower left.
May represent knives and other bladed weapons (cf. ⚔️ Crossed Swords) as well as various senses of cutting and stabbing. Often applied to medieval or fantasy content.
Microsoft’s design features a golden handle. Google’s design, featuring an icy-blue blade and sparkles, suggests a dagger elves may wield in fantasy.
May be paired with (or defended by) 🛡️ Shield. Similar, but not the same as with 🔪 Kitchen Knife.
Dagger became permitted and joined Unicode 7.0 in 2014 and was named “Dagger Knife” in addition to joining the Emoji Keyboard1.0 in 2015.
This emoji is part of the Objects category. Cut and paste on any platform and any device. No downloads or registration required.