drollery

[ droh-luh-ree ]SEE DEFINITION OF drollery

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DROLLERY

Whittier's play on this fact is in the best vein of his drollery.

How I chuckled when I saw that he broke down in his attempt at drollery.

And the Commodore had to wipe his eyes, with the laughter at his drollery.

Stapylton joined in the laugh with which M'Cormick welcomed his own drollery.

The herring-agents at the hotel table were full of drollery.

I have said that these illustrations are full of point and drollery.

Then his face broke into a grin that might hardly be called of drollery.

"You must have your drollery," he said, unsteadily, at length.

The boy was full of vivacity, drollery, and innocent mischief.

I can't help loving that man, for all his drollery and waggishness.

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