Student or Learner
Would you tell me whether I am right about my interpretation of the expression in bold in the following sentence?
It was hard to tell where you stood with Eddy and I was careful not to become a laughing-stock for his pals.
When he talked, he talked nonsense, and made himself the laughingstock of his hearers.
laughing-stock = an object of jokes or ridicule; a butt; a victim of ridicule or pranks
Thanks for your efforts.