PepeLaugh Twitch Emote Meaning & Origin

Last Updated on 02/17/2023 by Dean

PepeLaugh meaning

pepelaugh twitch emote meaning and origin

PepeLaugh is a popular emote from the Pepe the Frog family that can be seen when browser extensions such as FrankerFaceZ and BetterTTV are installed.

The PepeLaugh emote features Pepe the frog with a big smile and teary eyes, indicating that one is feeling very happy or nostalgic.

PepeLaugh can be used as an alternative to the native-to-Twitch LUL emote.

The PepeLaugh is often compared to the Crying Laughing emoji.

On Twitch chat, the PepeLaugh is often used alongside the phrase “Here it comes”.

PepeLaugh Origin

The origin of PepeLaugh dates back to the origin of the Pepe the Frog meme on the internet. Pepe the frog is an amphibian illustration that was originally created by Matt Furie and has since taken a life of its own on the internet as a meme.

Matt Furie first uploaded a Pepe the frog comic called ‘Boys club’ to his MySpace back in 2005. It was later picked up by the 4chan messageboards in 2008 and the amphibian became a viral internet meme in 2015.

Since 2017, the pepe frog has also been a big part of Twitch culture. The first pepe the frog emote that was added was the MonkaS emote, which MonkaSenpai added in 2016.

After going viral through Forsen’s Twitch chat, many variations of the Monka and Pepe emotes started popping up on Twitch.

PepeLaugh is one of those variations and was added to BetterTTV browser extension on the 9th of December 2017.

Later, it was also added to the FrankerFaceZ browser extension on July 10th 2018.

The emote is enabled on over 64,000 channels through BetterTTV and 23,000 channels through FrankerFaceZ.

How to use the PepeLaugh emote on Twitch

If you want to use PepeLaugh on Twitch, you will have to install the FrankerFaceZ browser extension. Otherwise, just text will pop up for you.

  1. Go to select your browser and download the browser extension, you will then be able to see the PepeLaugh emote on supported Twitch channels.
  2. Alternatively, you can also go to and install this browser extension. On BetterTTV you can see FrankerFaceZ emotes as well. To enable these, head on over to chat settings on any Twitch chat and enable FrankerFaceZ emotes.

If you wish to add the PepeLaugh and other emotes to your OWN Twitch channel, you can do so by signing in to FrankerFaceZ using your Twitch credentials and authorizing your Twitch account. Next, you can head over to the emote list and add PepeLaugh to your Twitch channel.

Afterward, your viewers will then be able to use the PepeLaugh emote on your Twitch channel and they will be able to see it if they have FrankerFaceZ/BTTV installed as a browser extension (which the majority does already anyway).

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