laughingstock


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an object of amusement or laughter

Synonyms for laughingstock

a victim of ridicule or pranks

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His letters also show the evolution of the Army of the Potomac's Cavalry Corps from the laughingstock of the Eastern Theater to an increasingly potent, well-led force.
Circus owner Max Medici (DeVito) enlists Holt to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus.
'As China grows, the 'China collapse theory' has collapsed and become an international laughingstock. Meanwhile, the 'China threat' theory, with its various sensational versions, is losing its market,' he said.
Economou said Cyprus has become a laughingstock abroad and people had to assume their responsibilities.
What is happening is a disgrace, and our country is a laughingstock all over the world." Democratic nominee Clinton -- a former first lady, US senator and secretary of State -- said she has spent her public career "fighting for kids and families and standing up for our country, and if you give me the privilege of your vote tomorrow, that is what I will do every single day of my presidency.
As a teacher-scholar in the field of media law and a former campus newspaper adviser, I was stunned by another case that has made UO a laughingstock in the national press.
Iraq's prime minister and speaker of house have become the laughingstock of the nation after images were published of them staring solemnly at a white couch that was littered with water bottles and stained with blood when hundreds of protesters stormed into parliament on Saturday.
"If I had been wrong, I would have been the laughingstock of Carthage," she said.
Except for being a laughingstock. Still, Shapiro insists he'll be welcome back again to host the pageant next year.
Yet Corbyn is Labour's laughingstock for storming to victory in its leadership election.
Today, the ' King of Good Times' has become a laughingstock and what's even worse for any business tycoon -- a man to be pitied -- as his numerous assets -- yacht, cars, stud farm etc.
Jeffrey Eilender, De Clercq's lawyer said that after the incidence it's been hard for her to live normally because it has turned her into a laughingstock. ( ANI )
We have made laughingstock of ourselves for the rest of the world...
Coupled with these two major realities, the United States is fast becoming the laughingstock of the world.