a figure of fun
figure of fun
A person who is ridiculed or not taken seriously. Jesse became tired of being treated like a figure of fun so he changed his demeanor to be taken more seriously.
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a figure of ˈfunsomebody who is often laughed at by other people: As a young man he was admired, but as an old man he became a figure of fun.
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