1. [syn: butt, goat, laughingstock, stooge]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Laughingstock \Laugh"ing*stock`\, n.
An object of ridicule; a butt of sport. --Shak.
When he talked, he talked nonsense, and made himself
the laughingstock of his hearers. --Macaulay.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a victim of ridicule or pranks [syn: butt, goat,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "laughingstock":
butt, byword, byword of reproach, derision, dupe, fair game,
figure of fun, fool, game, gazingstock, goat, jest, jestingstock,
joke, mockery, monkey, stock, target, toy, victim