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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In an amusing (in an odd way) or whimsically humorous manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • And his drolly mocking style can be bitingly funny.
  • "You know me," he says drolly to the grieving Anna.
  • Dear Jolyon sent us his box — he put it so drolly.
  • Mrs. Whittaker drolly replies, "Oh, you're American." for more
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