Definition of Drollish

1. a. Somewhat droll.



Definition of Drollish

1. Adjective. Somewhat droll. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Drollish

1. rather droll [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drollish

droitzschkas
drole
droler
droles
drolest
droll
drolled
droller
drolleries
drollers
drollery
drollest
drolling
drollingly
drollings
drollish (current term)
drollist
drollists
drollness
drollnesses
drolls
drolly
dromaeognathous
dromaeosaur
dromaeosaurid
dromaeosaurids
dromaeosaurs
dromatherium
drome
dromedaries

Literary usage of Drollish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia by John Mactaggart (1876)
"... the drollish poet. While the scenes thicken, the tents get crowded ; whisky is ... drollish ..."

2. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman: In Two Volumes by Laurence Sterne (1894)
"... vexations of life, it was apt to show itself in a drollish and witty kind of peevishness.—He was, however, frank and generous in his nature,—at all ..."

3. The Monthly Review (1831)
"A drollish sort of constitution her's'.) A robber who should have been hanged that night, , Walking coolly off with his executioners. ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"... to play the buffoon. DROLLERY, (dro-ler-e) ni Idle jokes; buffoonery ; a show. DROMEDARY,' (dnim'-e-da-re) n. «. A sort of camel. drollish ..."

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