Examples of laughingstock in a Sentence
The team has become the laughingstock of the league.
The mayor became a laughingstock.
Recent Examples of laughingstock from the Web
But the last week or two, the laughingstock Rapids managed to string some decent matches together and have actually moved ahead of the Sounders in the Western Conference standings.
The Yankees’ resurgence has been especially painful in Queens, where the Mets have gone from the talk of the town to a laughingstock.
Russia's World Cup soccer team, metamorphosed from national laughingstock to heroes of the motherland in less than a week.
At his very first press briefing, Spicer vigorously misrepresented the size of Trump's inaugural crowds, soaring to national fame as a laughingstock.
Even before Rudy Giuliani made himself the laughingstock of late-night television, his addition to the president’s legal team was bound to end in disappointment.
This band of partisans, some from out of town, has made our city a laughingstock.
Three years later, Coppin State made the tournament for the third time under Fang Mitchell, who had spent more than a decade building the program from a laughingstock into the most dominant team in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Lewis turned the Bengals into a competitive team and then a playoff team after years of languishing as a laughingstock.
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LAUGHINGSTOCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of laughingstock for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that is regarded as very foolish or ridiculous
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