"I hope you'll always be silent," the girl shared in his drolling.
The girl broke into a fondly approving laugh at his drolling.
"Yes, it's certainly carriage exercise," Verrian admitted in the same spirit, if it was a drolling spirit.
The case standing thus, neither the Man, nor the Business, would admit of drolling.
One can almost see Mr. Fidge and Mr. Padge drolling it in his pages.
1620s, from French drôle "odd, comical, funny" (1580s), in Middle French a noun meaning "a merry fellow," possibly from Middle Dutch drol "fat little fellow, goblin," or Middle High German trolle "clown," ultimately from Old Norse troll "giant, troll" (see troll (n.)). Related: Drolly; drollish.