Definition of Drolly

1. Adverb. In a droll, odd or humorous manner. ¹



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Definition of Drolly

1. in a droll manner [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Drolly

drolled
droller
drolleries
drollers
drollery
drollest
drolling
drollingly
drollings
drollish
drollist
drollists
drollness
drollnesses
drolls
drolly (current term)
dromaeognathous
dromaeosaur
dromaeosaurid
dromaeosaurids
dromaeosaurs
dromatherium
drome
dromedaries
dromedary
dromedary hump
dromeosaur
dromeosaurs
dromes
dromic

Literary usage of Drolly

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

1. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the by James Boswell, Samuel Johnson (1888)
"... described it drolly enough : " He laughs like a rhinoceros." l To JAMES BOSWELL, Esq. " DEAR SIR,—I make no doubt but you are now safely lodged in your ..."

2. Junior High School Literature by William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck (1922)
"He and his mother were Queery and drolly, contemptuously so called, and they answered to these names. I remember Cree best as a battered old weaver, ..."

3. Types of the Short Story: Selected Stories with Reading Lists by Benjamin Alexander Heydrick (1913)
"... mother were Queery and drolly, contemptuously so called, and they answered to these names. I remember Cree best as a battered old weaver, ..."

4. Curran and His Contemporaries by Charles Phillips (1850)
"Langrishe, whose mind was ever playful, arranged it rather drolly—' I'll settle it thus : We'll put it in a note, as if from Dr Robertson ; he is going to ..."

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