Butt of A Joke




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Butt of A Joke : Phrases



Meaning:

The person who comes out ridiculed when a story is told.


Example:

Morons is the
butt of jokes this site.


Origin:

The butt of a joke is the person who comes out ridiculed when a story is told (i.e. the target of the joke), thereby using the word in the same sense as the butt of a rifle or an archery.


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