Laughingstock is a derived term of laughing.
As nouns the difference between laughingstock and laughing
is that laughingstock
is (laughing stock
) while laughing
is the action of the verb to laugh
As a verb laughing is
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The action of the verb to laugh .
As with other present participles, laughing can be used as an adjective:
: The Laughing Cavalier
: laughing hyena
Likewise, as with other gerunds, laughing can be used as a verbal noun:
: Laughing could be heard all the way from the back of the room!
* (as a gerund ): hilarity, laughter
* laughing academy
* laughing dove
* laughing falcon
* laughing gas
* laughing goose
* laughing gull
* laughing hyena
* laughing jackass
* laughing owl