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dingbats

(ˈdɪŋˌbæts)
pl n
1. (Medicine) the dingbats slang delirium tremens
2. give someone the dingbats informal to make someone nervous
adj
informal crazy or stupid
Translations

dingbats

pl (Austral sl: = delirium tremens) → Säuferwahn m (hum), → Wahnvorstellungen pl; to give somebody the dingbatsjdn nervös machen
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