from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person or thing gazed at with scorn or abhorrence; an object of curiosity or contempt.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic An object, event or person that is stared at (or gazed at) by many people.


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  • The lasses, especially the teens,

    Were agog over Jack's magic beans

    And made his amazing stalk

    The village gazingstock,

    Provoking some unseemly scenes.

    April 25, 2015