drollery drollery

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a comic incident or series of incidents
  2. (n) a quaint and amusing jest

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Usage(s):

  1. In 1937, Anderson made what was supposed to be a one-shot appearance on the Benny broadcast; the audience loved his drollery, and he became a member of the cast.
  2. I agree with Atrios' drollery, but that's just a mask for what's really going on here.
  3. But the author is no Nabokov, though he shares the master's taste for drollery and erudition.

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