Unicode Character "❓" (U+2753)

The character (Black Question Mark Ornament) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+2753. It is encoded in the Dingbats block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 6.0 (October, 2010). It is HTML encoded as ❓.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Black Question Mark Ornament
Unicode Codepoint U+2753
Unicode Version 6.0 (October, 2010)
Block Dingbats
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered

U+2753 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ❓
HTML (hex) ❓
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E2%9D%93
CSS \002753
JavaScript, JSON \u2753
C, C++, Java \u2753
Python \u2753
Rust \u{2753}
Ruby \u2753

How to type "❓"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 2 7 5 3. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 2 7 5 3. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE2 0x9D 0x93
UTF-16 (hex) 0x2753
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00002753