laughing stock Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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laughing stocknoun [S]

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someone or something that ​seemsstupid or ​silly, ​especially by ​trying to be ​serious or ​important and not ​succeeding: Another ​performance like that and this ​team will be thelaughingstock of the ​league.
(Definition of laughing stock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “laughing stock”
in Chinese (Simplified) 笑柄,笑料…
in Turkish maskara, matrak, gülünecek kimse…
in Russian посмешище…
in Chinese (Traditional) 笑柄,笑料…
in Polish pośmiewisko…
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