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There is, however, a curious difference between talkers and do’ers as the droll Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy makes clear.

From Ozy

Mortimer smartly repurposes Mitford’s droll prose as a voiceover without framing Fanny’s narration as the full picture.

From Time

Serious in his reporting but droll in delivery, Mudd would broadcast from the Capitol every day the civil rights filibuster lasted, an idea that sprang from Fred Friendly, the new head of CBS News.

His droll, dark playfulness spills over into the recreations, too.

From Vox

Her observation of the fragility and loveliness of daily life is so sharp and her commentary so droll, trenchant and precise, that the modest world she describes becomes almost numinous.

And, as the enigmatic front man to an avant garde indie rock group, he is droll, perceptive, and splendidly weird.

And Pratt is at once macho, charming, and droll; a Han Solo for the Facebook generation.

She ran the gamut with physical humor and dished out droll, self-deprecating one-liners.

But unlike True Detective it was also droll, playful, quirky, invigorating, and creative.

Truth in Advertising balances the droll with the hopeful and the glib with the heartfelt.

No one would listen to him but old Monsieur Farival, who went into convulsions over the droll story.

If this be so, doubtless there must likewise be the ghosts of dogs (what "droll dogs" they must be), also of puppies, and asses.

Irish anecdotes are exceedingly droll; but they only tend to show the thoughtless side of the Irish character.

"Your interference in my affairs grows really droll, monsieur," said the Marquis tartly.

The close association of Parpon and Valmond—that was droll; yet, too, it had a sort of fitness, she knew scarcely why.

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On this page you'll find 87 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to droll, such as: eccentric, entertaining, funny, humorous, whimsical, and absurd.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.