What is the difference between laughingstock and laughing?

laughingstock | laughing | Derived terms |

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

(laugh).

laughingstock

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • laughing

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The action of the verb to laugh .
  • Verb

    (head)
  • Usage notes

    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!

    Synonyms

    * (as a gerund ): hilarity, laughter

    Derived terms

    * laughing academy * laughing dove * laughing falcon * laughing gas * laughing goose * laughing gull * laughing hyena * laughing jackass * laughing owl * laughingstock