The 20 Best Friday Memes

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Friday is the end of the week for most people. In the same way that Monday can conjure up a feeling of dread, Friday is a day to look forward to, and a lot of Friday memes reflect that. It can also represent a source of frustration and jealousy for people who have to work weekends, but there are memes for that as well.

What Do Friday Memes Mean?

The idea of Friday as a transition from the work week to the weekend is something that virtually everyone understands. Even though not everyone works in a traditional Monday to Friday job, the intent of Friday memes is still able to get across due to that common understanding.

Most Friday memes are meant to express a sense of anticipation, relief, or joy. However, some Friday memes convey frustration, due to the fact that some people actually have to work on Saturday and Sunday. A lot of Friday memes also make some type of joke based around waiting for Friday, blowing off work on Friday, or escaping from work at the end of the day.

How Are Friday Memes Used?

Friday memes are typically used on, or immediately before, Friday, in a very literal sense. Some of these memes can also be used as metaphors for any situation that involves anticipation, relief, or joy that something has happened, or frustration at not being able to join in with everyone else.

Examples of Friday Memes:

Example #1:
Image: A sad looking puppy
Text line one: "The moment you realize"
Text line two: "It's still not Friday"
Meaning: The user of the meme is disappointed or frustrated that it still isn't Friday. The week probably feels like it's really dragging along.

Example #2:
Image: Dwight from The Office.
Text line one: "Friday is just around the corner."
Text line two: "False. Chronological distance cannot be measured geometrically."
Meaning: This is an in-joke that a fan of The Office might share when it's almost Friday, or in response to someone else making a pedantic statement.

Example #3:
Image: A zebra clinging to the neck of a giraffe.
Text: "Can you see Friday yet?"
Meaning: This is just a humorous image that someone might share if they're really done with the week and want it to end.

For even more examples, including links to the originals, check out our full list of 20 of the funniest coffee memes around:

Hang in There Buddy

The moment you realize It's still no friday

favoritememes.com

If there's one thing I know about Friday, it's that it shows up at least once every single week.

Just One of the Many Reasons We Look Forward to Friday

quicklol.com

 Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.

That Isn't How It Works

Twitter

 That isn't how any of this works.

Being Wrong Never Felt This Right

lovememe.xyz

 Nailed it.

Are We There Yet?

toffeenews.com

We are, I think we finally are. 

Who Knew Friday Was a Good Boy?

onsizzle.com

So, that's a silly question. Everyone always knew Friday was a good boy.

Then You Finally Get A Day Off

litviral.com

And all your friends are at work. 

Ring, Ring, Ring

onsizzle.com

Yes, this is banana phone. 

Thanks, Boss

quotesideas.com

This week was ruff.

Just Lay Back, Close Your Eyes

swaggyimages.com

And think of the weekend. 

Yo Dawg

funnycaptions.com

Really phoned that one in.

What Happened to All the Cling Wrap?

Screenshot: funnybeing.com

It, uh, got all used up. For very legitimate purposes. Definitely.

Surprise Twist Ending

sayingimages.com

The elevator is out of service. 

He Also Rode It Around the Office All Day Popping Wheelies

memesbams.com

 Tonight's going to be a good night.

Where Are We Going?

quotespics.net

 Nevermind, it's Friday. Let's do this thing.

Cool Cats Don't Look At Explosions

me.me

Might want to step up the pace, though. That looks dangerous. 

This Guy Has The Right Idea

therandomvibez.com

 That looks like an extremely appropriately sized drink for a Friday.

If It Was Any Other Day, I'd Back Away Slowly

worldwideinterweb.com

 But it's Friday, so let's just see where this goes.

There's Always Next Friday

memesbams.com

 It's only a week away.