an African hyena, Crocuta crocuta, having a yellowish-gray coat with brown or black spots, noted for its distinctive howl.
the spotted hyena See hyena
noun 1. . noun 1. another name for kookaburra (sense 1)
- Laughing matter
see under no joke
- Laughing soup
noun phrase Liquor; booze (1934+)
[laf-ing-stok, lah-fing-] /ˈlæf ɪŋˌstɒk, ˈlɑ fɪŋ-/ noun 1. 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.