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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A victim of ridicule or pranks.

Usage examples (36)
  • If the author wishes to make himself a laughingstock, that is his affair.
  • But I don’t think Krugman should be called a laughingstock, exactly;
  • The game pitted a contender with an 11-win "laughingstock" that proved to be pretty serious.
  • "laughingstock," railing against Gore's re-election to the board of directors. for more
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