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dingbat

1. n. a name for a gadget. Isn’t there supposed to be a little red dingbat that goes in this hole?
2. n. a stupid person. Who is the dingbat with Bob?
3. n. any undesirable person. (Also a rude term of address.) I’m tired of reading about that dingbat in the paper every day.
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The Dingbat should have been the word Gibraltar around the words Westminster clock.
The first 12 JUMBiES are Zumbo the Zelephant, Kloie the Horsefly, Bunker the Dingbat, Darwin the Duckey, Samson the Sealion, Leopold the Leopird, Yuri the Moosecow, Warner the Tyramasaurus, Arthur the Camelot, Filbert the Blabbit, Corkie the Pigbit and Whackers the Mallit.
One day the dashing hero of this ripping yarn overhears them talking in a weird language and is aghast to learn that in reality they are aliens from the planet Dingbat.
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Let's hope that it's possible to find someone in the corporation who isn't a dingbat.
This was a Dingbat round of 10 answers and get one wrong you lose all of your points.
Be it crosswords, nonagrams or the Evening Chronicle Dingbat, we all like a challenge.
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The part-time model and pal of Prince Charles notoriously made a dingbat of herself when she appeared drugged up to the eyeballs on the chat show last May.
I've heard of some dingbat ideas in my time, but this one takes the full packet of digestives (plain chocolate).
What sort of a half-wit dingbat football decision is that then?
And I hadn't realised I would now drive alone in the world of the Dingbat.
A bleating dingbat who has risen without trace and will sink without notice.
Also in the mix are Andie MacDowell as Max's wife, Gabriel Byrne as a mysterious surveillance man and a bunch of eccentric characters, including a rap artist with violence-free lyrics and a couple of dingbat criminals.