|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
(n.) An object of ridicule; a butt of sport.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
laf'-ing-stok: Something set up to be laughed at; thrice in the Revised Version (British and American) the translation of sechoq, "laughter," etc. (Job 12:4 twice; Jeremiah 20:7; compare Jeremiah 48:26, 27, 39 Lamentations 3:14).
See MOCK, MOCKING.
Laughingstock (10 Occurrences)
Genesis 38:23 Judah said, "Let her keep it, lest we be shamed. Behold, I sent this young goat, and you haven't found her." (See NAS NIV)
Exodus 32:25 When Moses saw that the people had broken loose, (for Aaron had let them loose for a derision among their enemies), (See NIV)
Job 12:4 I am as one that is a laughing-stock to his neighbour, a man that called upon God, and He answered him; the just, the innocent man is a laughing-stock, (See RSV NIV)
Psalms 44:14 You make us a byword among the nations, a shaking of the head among the peoples. (See NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 20:7 Thou hast persuaded me, O Jehovah, and I am persuaded; Thou hast hardened me, and dost prevail, I have been for a laughter all the day, Every one is mocking at me, (See NAS RSV)
Jeremiah 48:26 Make him drunken; for he magnified himself against Yahweh: and Moab shall wallow in his vomit, and he also shall be in derision. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 48:27 For wasn't Israel a derision to you? was he found among thieves? for as often as you speak of him, you shake your head. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 48:39 How is it broken down! how do they wail! how has Moab turned the back with shame! so shall Moab become a derision and a terror to all who are around him. (See NAS)
Lamentations 3:14 I am become a derision to all my people, and their song all the day. (See NAS RSV NIV)
Ezekiel 22:4 You are responsible for the blood drained out by you, and you are unclean through the images which you have made; and you have made your day come near, and the time of your judging has come; for this cause I have made you a name of shame to the nations and a cause of laughing to all countries. (See NIV)