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


The case for Indian origin is strongest for drolls of this kind.

When the Drolls were at hand, we saw very plain that they were Savages.

For there can be little doubt that these drolls have spread from East to West.

Clause, the vagabond beggar, was a popular favourite, reproduced in ‘Drolls.’

He studied under Peter Grebber and painted drunken scenes and drolls.

Drolls—comic or domestic tales which may or may not make use of the impossible, the marvelous, or the preternatural.

There is scarce one of them without a veil, and a trusty Diego, who drolls much after the rate of the "Adventures."

The most notable of our drolls, Buckstone and Keeley, have been here, and have received a cordial welcome.

There is little except a few of the “drolls” which give the child pure fun unmixed with excitement or confusion.