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drollery

noun droll·ery \ˈdrōl-rē, ˈdrō-lə-\
plural droll·er·ies

Definition of DROLLERY

1
:  something that is droll; especially :  a comic picture or drawing
2
:  the act or an instance of jesting or burlesquing
3
:  whimsical humor

Examples of DROLLERY

  1. <the film's sophisticated drolleries will elicit smiles and chuckles even upon repeated viewings>
  2. <though generally serious, the novel about a seriously dysfunctional family is not without drollery>

First Known Use of DROLLERY

1597

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