- amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.
- a droll person; jester; wag.
- Archaic. to jest; joke.
Origin of droll
Synonyms for droll
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Examples from the Web for drolled
Historical Examples of 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
- amusing in a quaint or odd manner; comical
Word Origin for droll
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.