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synonyms for laughingstock

  • butt
  • dupe
  • mockery
  • sport
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antonyms for laughingstock

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  • seriousness
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How to use laughingstock in a sentence

While the country’s overall Olympic team has been either an afterthought or a laughingstock for much of its history, it was also an untouchable standard-bearer of one of the Games’ most iconic sports.
INDIA’S OLYMPIC STRUGGLES AREN’T NEW, BUT IT’S MAKING A COMEBACK IN ONE IMPORTANT SPORTSANTUL NERKAR (SANTUL.NERKAR@ABC.COM)AUGUST 6, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He knows he’s likely to become the laughingstock of the sports world.
TED LASSO AND TV'S STRANGE QUEST TO BUILD THE PERFECT MANJUDY BERMANJULY 19, 2021TIME
An Indian whom Catlin painted with half his face in shadow became the laughingstock of the tribe, as "the man with half a face."
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 76, FEBRUARY, 1864VARIOUS
Our Cellerarius a cipher; the very Townsfolk know it: subsannatio et derisio sumus, we have become a laughingstock to mankind.
PAST AND PRESENTTHOMAS CARLYLE
To me he is the man who made a laughingstock of me in a censorious little town by calling me "a woman of doubtful reputation."
THREE COMEDIESBJRNSTJERNE M. BJRNSON
If they try to dump me to-night I'm going to fool them and I'm going to fix it so that they'll be the laughingstock of the corps.
ON GUARDUPTON SINCLAIR
You're famous, besides, as the boldest plebe that ever came here; the yearlings are the laughingstock of the place because of you.
ON GUARDUPTON SINCLAIR
If this big crook puts that over to-night, it'll make the boss a bigger laughingstock than before.
BLACK STAR'S CAMPAIGNJOHNSTON MCCULLEY
I wouldnt be the least bit surprised if he remained in the city for the purpose of making a laughingstock of me.
THE BLACK STARJOHNSTON MCCULLEY
If he could get those stones, hed not only have a handsome profit, hed make a laughingstock of mewhat he has sworn to do.
THE BLACK STARJOHNSTON MCCULLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO LAUGHINGSTOCK

  • chump
  • clay pigeon
  • derision
  • dupe
  • easy mark
  • fall guy
  • fool
  • goat
  • jestee
  • joke
  • laughingstock
  • mark
  • patsy
  • pigeon
  • sap
  • setup
  • sitting duck
  • softie
  • subject
  • sucker
  • target
  • turkey
  • victim
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