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laughingstock


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laughingstock  \Laugh"ing*stock`\,  n. 
  An  object  of  ridicule;  a  butt  of  sport.  --Shak. 
 
  When  he  talked,  he  talked  nonsense,  and  made  himself 
  the  laughingstock  of  his  hearers.  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  laughingstock 
  n  :  a  victim  of  ridicule  or  pranks  [syn:  {butt},  {goat},  {stooge}] 




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