Laughing-stock

  • 1 Laughing Stock — Студийный альбом Talk Tal …

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  • 2 Laughing Stock — Studioalbum von Talk Talk Veröffentlichung 16. September 1991 Aufnahme 1990 91 Label …

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  • 3 laughing stock — laughing stocks also laughing stock N COUNT If you say that a person or an organization has become a laughing stock, you mean that they are supposed to be important or serious but have been made to seem ridiculous. The truth must never get out.… …

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  • 4 laughing-stock — also laughingstock; 1510s, formed by analogy with whipping stock whipping post, later also object of frequent whipping (but that word is not attested in writing in this sense until 1670s). See LAUGHING (Cf. laughing) + STOCK (Cf. stock) (n.2) …

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  • 5 laughing stock — also laugh|ing|stock AmE [ˈla:fıŋstɔk US ˈlæfıŋsta:k] n someone who is a laughing stock has done something so silly that people have no respect for them ▪ The programme has made the U.S. a laughingstock …

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  • 6 Laughing Stock — Album par Talk Talk Sortie 19 novembre 1991 Enregistrement septembre 1990 avril 1991 Durée 43:25 Genre post rock Producteur …

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  • 7 laughing stock — If someone becomes a laughing stock they do something so stupid or wrong that no one can take them seriously and people scorn and laugh at them …

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  • 8 laughing stock — [n] object of ridicule Aunt Sally, butt, dupe, fair game, fall guy*, fool, goat*, joke, laughingstock, stooge, target, victim; concept 412 …

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  • 9 laughing stock — ► NOUN ▪ a person subjected to general ridicule …

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  • 10 laughing stock — [noun] figure of fun, Aunt Sally (Brit.), butt, target, victim * * * ▶ noun FIGURE OF FUN, dupe, butt, stooge, Aunt Sally; informal fall guy. * * * laughing stock noun An object of ridicule • • • Main Entry: ↑laugh * * * laug …

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  • 11 Laughing Stock — Infobox Album | Name = Laughing Stock Type = Studio album Artist = Talk Talk Released = November 19, 1991 Recorded = 1990–91 at Wessex Studios, London Genre = Post rock Art rock Ambient music Length = 43:25 Label = Verve Records Polydor Records… …

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  • 12 Laughing stock — means a thing which has become the object of ridicule.Laughing stock or Laughingstock may refer to: * Laughing Stock , a 1991 album by Talk Talk * Laughingstock , a song by American Music Club from their 1988 album California * Laughing Stock , a …

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  • 13 laughing stock —    If someone becomes a laughing stock they do something so stupid or wrong that no one can take them seriously and people scorn and laugh at them.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    A person who does something stupid or ridiculous which… …

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  • 14 laughing stock — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms laughing stock : singular laughing stock plural laughing stocks someone or something that everyone thinks is very silly …

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  • 15 laughing-stock — (from Idioms in Speech) a person or thing that causes general ridicule: to make someone a laughing stock Come, Clare, don t be silly, and make us a laughing stock. (J. Galsworthy) …

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  • 16 laughing-stock — see laughing stock …

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  • 17 laughing stock — See the laughing stock …

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  • 18 laughing stock — Farmer Jones had heard that the best milk comes from contented cows. Therefore, he d visit them every morning and tell them jokes. The cows laughed and laughed and gave excellent milk. But the news got around about the cows. They became known as… …

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  • 19 laughing stock — laugh|ing stock [ læfıŋ ,stak ] noun count someone or something that everyone thinks is very silly …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 laughing stock — noun An object of ridicule, someone who is publicly ridiculed; a butt of sport. Pray you let us not be See Also: butt of the joke …

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