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
Because this is a memory play, Gallimard narrates his story from prison, having been arrested as a spy and having become the laughingstock of Parisian society.
Maybe the board will then reconsider its preposterous strategy, which has helped make Canada a laughingstock on the world stage yet again.
The Baylor Bears went to play Duke as a laughingstock after losing two games at home.
This team is very far from the top of its division, but after years of being a laughingstock, the Kings appear to be ready to shed that label.
South Carolina’s epic slide — from an 11-win program in 2013 capable of finishing fourth in the final AP poll to 3-8 laughingstock in 2015 — was riddled by winnable games that got away.
The person becomes the laughingstock of the village.
The Astros were the laughingstock of baseball after trading away their veterans to shed payroll, losing 100 games every year from 2011-13, including a franchise-worst 51-111 mark in 2013.
Friedman, the president of baseball operations, transformed the Tampa Bay Rays from a laughingstock into a perennial contender.
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