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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality or state of being amusing in an odd way or whimsically humorous.

Usage examples (34)
  • Sure enough, the entire congregation looked hypnotized by his drollness.
  • The drollness of his intention caused Holly to wonder what he meant by it.
  • Then when I remembered whom I spoke to, the drollness caught me and made me laugh.
  • They smiled as if they might have been expecting something of modest drollness to appear among the trees. for more
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