Definitions for Drolldroʊl
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droll*droʊl(adj.; n.)droll•er, droll•est
(adj.)amusing in an odd way; whimsically humorous; waggish.
(n.)a droll person; jester; wag.
* Syn: See amusing.
Origin of droll:
1615–25; < MF drolle pleasant rascal < MD drol a fat little man
comical in an odd or whimsical manner
"a droll little man with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor"
To joke, to jest.
oddly humorous; whimsical, amusing in a quaint way; waggish
Origin: From drôle, from drôle from drolle from drolle, of origin, from drol from troll (compare trolle), from truzlan, from truzlanan. More at troll.
queer, and fitted to provoke laughter; ludicrous from oddity; amusing and strange
one whose practice it is to raise mirth by odd tricks; a jester; a buffoon; a merry-andrew
something exhibited to raise mirth or sport, as a puppet, a farce, and the like
to jest; to play the buffoon
to lead or influence by jest or trick; to banter or jest; to cajole
to make a jest of; to set in a comical light