Definition of laughing stock noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


laughing stock

BrE BrE//ˈlɑːfɪŋ stɒk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæfɪŋ stɑːk//
[usually singular]
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a person that everyone laughs at because they have done something stupid I can't wear that! I'd be a laughing stock.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: laughing stock