- noun (written as Dingbat™)a font that contains stars, bullets, symbols, images and drawings in place of characters
- noun a typographical symbol or character other than a letter or numeral, e.g. a star or pointing hand
- noun an eccentric, crazy or foolish person. Originally this was an Australian word, probably derived from ‘dingbats’ as an adjective (an embellishment of the colloquial ‘bats’). The word is now popular in Britain and the USA.
- noun a Chinese person