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
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.
Everyone else was into the idea, or calling the president a laughingstock.
The highway rest stop, long the laughingstock of motorists, is getting a long-overdue makeover.
Li’s Daimler stake is the latest of a series of investments that, in barely a decade, have transformed his company from local laughingstock to global empire builder.
That 42-14 loss to the Falcons was a catalyst in the Rams' transformation from LA laughingstocks into NFC West champions, because coach Jeff Fisher was fired the next day.
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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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