The 20 Best Harry Potter Memes

Find hilarious memes from Hogwarts' best

dog wearing Harry Potter tie

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Harry Potter memes have been a mainstay on the internet for longer than some of the youngest fans of the series have been alive. Many Harry Potter memes rely on knowledge that only fans of the books or movies will have, while others are reaction images that convey a feeling or mood that anyone looking at the meme will understand. Harry Potter memes are often used on social media as inside jokes. Here's our list of 20 hilarious Harry Potter memes.

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You're a Wizard, Harry

Harry potter watt meme

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Yeah, and you're a hairy wizard. So what?

In this Harry Potter meme, the image is split in half horizontally, with Hagrid on top and Harry Potter on the bottom. In the first movie, Hagrid tells Harry he's a wizard, and Harry replies, "I'm a what?" This is a play on words. A watt is a unit of power.

02
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No Thanks, We Already Gave at the Office

Harry potter lord voldemort meme

inverse.com

We're good.

This Harry Potter meme shows a snake lifting itself up off the floor and leaning against a door. This meme makes a joke about a snake, which is typically associated with the story's antagonist, Voldemort, proselytizing for him door-to-door.

03
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This Sure Escalated Quickly

Hogwarts meme

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Aren't the railings a giveaway?

This Harry Potter meme features a walled-off escalator. In the stories, children board a train to Hogwarts by walking through a wall at the train station. The joke here is that instead of a wall, there's an escalator.

04
of 20

Love at First Bite

Harry potter Hermione and Ron meme

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A match made in Hogwarts.

05
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Maybe He's Born With It

albus dumbledore meme

quirkybyte.com

Maybe it's Minerva's makeup bag. 

06
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If Only Actual Spam Were This Cute

hogwarts owl meme

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Muggle spam probably poops on the floor less, though.

07
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Professor Slithery Little Snape

slithery snape meme

someecards.com

Most adorable potions and defense against the dark arts instructor ever.

08
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Your Momma So Fat

harry potter momma meme

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Her love for you saved the world. 

09
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This Is Foreshadowing, Right?

Harry potter, ron and hermione meme

funnypicsonly.com

That side-eye from Ron.

10
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This Is Basically the Whole Series, Though

harry potter unicorn meme

justpo.st

It's a wonder so few of them died, really.

11
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Hermione Be Like

Harry potter slytherin meme

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Don't let the Gryffindor hit you on the way out. 

12
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It's Probably a Bad Idea

harry potter It meme

Reddit

But be honest: Most of us would.

13
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Good Guy Dumbledor

harry potter professor meme

dailylolpics.com

Refuses to let Snape teach defense against dark arts, hires the most dangerous instructors to teach the class. Somehow, it all works out in the end.

14
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Advertising in the Wizarding World

harry potter voldemort and dumbledore meme

weheartit.com

They had to stop putting these billboards next to each other because they kept getting into fights.

15
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When You Come Face to Face With the Dark Lord

voldemort meme

weheartit.com

And he doesn't even have a nose.

16
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Suffocation, No Breathing

lord voldemort meme

eurokeks.com

That's probably because of the nose thing, to be honest. 

17
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Well, That Makes Sense

dumbledore meme

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Buckbeak is way more important than any of those people who died. No spoilers.

18
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Sorry, Draco. It Just Isn't Your Year.

hogwarts house cup meme

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This is why you don't hire Steve Harvey to hand out the house cup.

19
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Oh, OK. It All Makes Sense Now

hogwarts house points meme

muggle-studies.com

A wizard did it.

20
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Not Slytherin, Not Slytherin

harry potter son meme

me.me

The good news is he's your kid, Harry, so he can probably figure out how to hotwire someone's flying car or something.