droll

[ drohl ]
/ droʊl /

adjective, droll·er, droll·est.

amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.

noun

a droll person; jester; wag.

verb (used without object)

Archaic. to jest; joke.

Origin of droll

1615–25; < Middle French drolle pleasant rascal < Middle Dutch drol a fat little man

SYNONYMS FOR droll

ANTONYMS FOR droll

OTHER WORDS FROM droll

droll·ness, noundrol·ly, adverb

synonym study for droll

1. See amusing.
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Examples from the Web for drolled

  • Indeed, it really seems to me,Who now am very old,The drollest bit of drolleryThat ever has been drolled.

    Half-Hours with Jimmieboy|John Kendrick Bangs

British Dictionary definitions for drolled

droll
/ (drəʊl) /

adjective

amusing in a quaint or odd manner; comical

Derived forms of droll

drollness, noundrolly, adverb

Word Origin for droll

C17: from French drôle scamp, from Middle Dutch: imp
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