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/ˈlæf ɪŋˌstɒk, ˈlɑ fɪŋ-/
an object of ridicule; the butt of a joke or the like:
His ineptness as a public official made him the laughingstock of the whole town.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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