noun, plural droll·er·ies.
- droit des gens,
- droit du seigneur,
Origin of drollery
Examples from the Web for drollery
At this time, too, the drollery of their actions is very noticeable.
What more painfully remote from drollery than his efforts to be droll?The Writings of James Russell Lowell in Prose and Poetry, Volume V|James Russell Lowell
This is what makes Sancho Panza's drollery the despair of the conscientious translator.The History of Don Quixote, Vol. I, Complete|Miguel de Cervantes
Dr. Heriot gave her an inscrutable look in which drollery came uppermost.Heriot's Choice|Rosa Nouchette Carey
How remarkable that I should feel inclined to laugh at her drollery!The Hills of Refuge|Will N. Harben
noun plural -eries
1590s, from French drôlerie (16c.), from drôle (see droll).