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drollery

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  1. 1 something said or done to cause laughter the film's sophisticated drolleries will elicit smiles and chuckles even upon repeated viewings Synonyms of drollery boff (or boffo), boffola, crack, joke, funny, gag, giggle [chiefly British], jape, jest, josh, laugh, nifty, one-liner, pleasantry, quip, rib, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism, yuk (or yuck also yak or yock) [slang]Words Related to drollery funning, joking, wisecracking; knee-slapper, panic [slang], riot, scream, thigh-slapper; antic, buffoonery, caper, leg-pull, monkeyshine(s), practical joke, prank, trick; burlesque, caricature, lampoon, mock, mockery, parody, put-on, riff; banter, kidding, persiflage, raillery, repartee; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness; comedy, humor, wit, wordplay

  2. 2 the amusing quality or element in something though generally serious, the novel about a seriously dysfunctional family is not without drollery Synonyms of drollery comedy, comic, comicality, humor, drollness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness, richness, uproariousnessWords Related to drollery amusement, enjoyment, fun, pleasure; absurdity, irony, laughableness, ludicrousness, ridiculousness; whimsicality, wittiness, wryness; burlesque, caricature, farce, jest, lampoon, parody, satire, slapstick, spoof, takeoff; jocularity, jokiness, playfulness, waggishnessNear Antonyms of drollery agony, anguish, dolor, grief, heartache, heartbreak, misery, sorrow, torment, torture, tribulation, woe; gravity, seriousness, soberness, solemnity, solemnness, sombernessAntonyms of drollery pathos


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