Definition of laughing stock in English:
A person subjected to general mockery or ridicule: she was the laughing stock of her class
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- We knew we were in for a lashing from the press because to lose to the USA made us the laughing stocks of the game and really it was dismal.
- We are the laughing stock of Europe with our ridiculously high prices for everything and our stupid infantile government.
- Both are totally discredited laughing stocks that add to the variety of political life.
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