English to Japanese Meaning :: droll

滑稽, 剽軽悪たれる
Droll :
- 滑稽drollerdrollestdrollnessおどけて

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Adjective(1) comical in an odd or whimsical manner

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(1) The running commentary is informative and amusingly droll .(2) They were as droll as when I saw them back in February.(3) The whole scenario is rather droll at this point.(4) The duke was characteristically droll about his political career.(5) Surely the man who dispatched such droll rejection slips to thousands of chagrined writers should not be too dismayed to find himself paid back in kind-albeit with, as editors are wont to say, sincere regrets.(6) The decorations alone, often of densely packed plants and flowers with a symbolic significance now lost on most of us, are astonishingly imaginative, sometimes bawdy and often droll .(7) Though not slapstick or of the knee-slapping variety, Hamer is droll and often wickedly subtle in his deadly strain of humour.(8) He's rather droll when he frames his request, but it's a sincere one.(9) Perhaps, I think, he just went out on one of his famous walks, walks that I shared for many droll miles.(10) If you're looking for a nice enough, quirky and droll adventure film that you won't remember on Monday, then here's your movie.(11) He made the tasting far less arduous than his younger, more dashing, but decidedly less droll counterpart who was running the show this time around.(12) The tabloids did their thing, were quite droll about it.(13) But just as often, the movie is droll , filled with pithy, hardboiled comebacks.(14) Many of the show's laughs derive from Lee's droll determination to take the ditty literally: how can an owl play a small guitar?(15) Of course, the jokes are all on backwoods Southerners, so if that isn't an amusing subject to you, don't pick up this droll satire.(16) They're droll , yet morbid, featuring amusing little colorful happy people behaving with perfect presence of mind as their 747 ditches into the Atlantic.
1. funny ::
2. humorous ::
3. amusing ::
4. comic ::
5. comical ::
7. hilarious ::
8. clownish ::
9. farcical ::
10. zany ::
11. quirky ::
12. jocular ::
13. lighthearted ::
14. whimsical ::
15. facetious ::
16. witty ::
17. clever ::
18. wry ::
19. tongue-in-cheek ::
20. waggish ::
21. wacky ::
22. side-splitting ::
23. rib-tickling ::
1. lame ::
Different Forms
droll, droller, drollest, drollness, drolly
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.



The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 7

Such a droll little fellow.

Such a DROLL little fellow.

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 8

Well, I think you\'re delightfully droll.
Or as the French say:

Well, I think you're delightfully DROLL. Or as the French say:

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 15

That was pretty droll.

That was pretty DROLL.

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 7

Not as droll as a grown man

Not as DROLL as a grown man

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 7

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