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See definition of drolls on Dictionary.com
  • as injester
  • as injoker
  • as inwag
  • as inbuffoon
  • as injokester
  • as inquipster
  • as incomedian
  • as incomic

synonyms for drolls

  • clown
  • jokester
  • actor
  • antic
  • buffoon
  • card
  • comedian
  • comic
  • fool
  • harlequin
  • humorist
  • joker
  • pantaloon
  • prankster
  • trickster
  • wag
  • wit
  • banterer
  • cutup
  • japer
  • larker
  • life of the party
  • practical joker
  • quipster
  • standup comic
  • wisecracker
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How to use drolls in a sentence

Drolls—comic or domestic tales which may or may not make use of the impossible, the marvelous, or the preternatural.
LITERATURE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLPORTER LANDER MACCLINTOCK
He studied under Peter Grebber and painted drunken scenes and drolls.
CATALOGUE OF THE GALLERY OF ART OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETYANONYMOUS
Many of the tales in this volume, as in similar collections for other European countries, are what the folklorists call Drolls.
ENGLISH FAIRY TALESANONYMOUS
There is scarce one of them without a veil, and a trusty Diego, who drolls much after the rate of the "Adventures."
THE WORKS OF JOHN DRYDEN. NOW FIRST COLLECTED IN EIGHTEEN VOLUMES. VOLUME 15.JOHN DRYDEN
The most notable of our drolls, Buckstone and Keeley, have been here, and have received a cordial welcome.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 13, NO. 80, JUNE, 1864VARIOUS
There is little except a few of the “drolls” which give the child pure fun unmixed with excitement or confusion.
HERE AND NOW STORY BOOKLUCY SPRAGUE MITCHELL
When the Drolls were at hand, we saw very plain that they were Savages.
THE TRAVELS AND ADVENTURES OF JAMES MASSEYSIMON TYSSOT DE PATOT
Clause, the vagabond beggar, was a popular favourite, reproduced in ‘Drolls.’
A HISTORY OF THE CRIES OF LONDONCHARLES HINDLEY
For there can be little doubt that these drolls have spread from East to West.
MORE ENGLISH FAIRY TALESVARIOUS
The case for Indian origin is strongest for drolls of this kind.
EUROPA'S FAIRY BOOKJOSEPH JACOBS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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