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Definition of Droll
Droll Droll, n.
1. One whose practice it is to raise mirth by odd tricks; a
jester; a buffoon; a merry-andrew. --Prior.
2. Something exhibited to raise mirth or sport, as a puppet,
a farce, and the like.
DrollDroll Droll, a. [Compar. Droller; superl. Drollest.] [F.
dr[^o]le; cf. G. & D. drollig, LG. drullig, D. drol a thick
and short person, a droll, Sw. troll a magical appearance,
demon, trolla to use magic arts, enchant, Dan. trold elf,
imp, Icel. tr["o]ll giant, magician, evil spirit, monster. If
this is the origin, cf. Trull.]
Queer, and fitted to provoke laughter; ludicrous from oddity;
amusing and strange.
Syn: Comic; comical; farcical; diverting; humorous;
ridiculous; queer; odd; waggish; facetious; merry;
laughable; ludicrous. -- Droll, Laughable,
Comical. Laughable is the generic term, denoting
anything exciting laughter or worthy of laughter;
comical denotes something of the kind exhibited in
comedies, something humorous of the kind exhibited in
comedies, something, as it were, dramatically humorous;
droll stands lower on the scale, having reference to
persons or things which excite laughter by their
buffoonery or oddity. A laughable incident; a comical
adventure; a droll story. DrollDroll Droll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drolled; p. pr. & vb. n.
To jest; to play the buffoon. [R.]
Meaning of Droll from wikipedia
- A droll
is a short comical sketch
of a type that originated during
the Puritan Interregnum
in England. With the closure
of the theatres, actors
is an archaic
term for the act of playing
the fool. It is also a surname. Michel Martin Drolling
(1789–1851), French painter Martin Drolling
- Martin Drolling
19, 1752 – Paris, April
16, 1817, aka Drolling
the Elder) was a French
painter. He was father
- Gibb Droll
is an American guitarist known
for his blues-infused rock. He is the founder
of the Gibb Droll
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- had a long and prolific career
in radio, television, and film, often
1940 and 1989, he appeared
in over 260 films, television...
- comeback, with the app available
on iOS. The co-founders, Tyler Droll
Buffington, are both graduates
from Furman University
Role (foaled 1968 in Kentucky) was an American Thoroughbred
racehorse. He is best known
for a series
of wins in major North American
, also known
as Madame Joubert
(29 May 1797 – before
1836) was a French painter
and draughtswoman. Both her father, Martin Drolling
- kids. Hegemonic Brute Hearts Boxcars
The most physically strong among
the four Courtyard Droll Clubs Deuce
and comical fourth
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