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  • adjective superlative form of droll: most droll.


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  • But never mind: Relax, let go and enjoy London's drollest and silliest play since the NT's (even better) "One Man, Two Guvnors" (just transferred to the Adelphi Theatre).

    An Edgy 'Comedy of Errors'

  • She's the drollest comic working today and her deadpan style makes the comic documentary "Paper Heart," premiering in dramatic competition at the Sundance Film Festival, a fresh, irreverent road comedy.

    Disgrasian: Why Don't We Have a Paper Heart-On?

  • Roy Edroso at alicublog offers the drollest, darkest follow-up: "Fox News announced it would refer henceforth to such suicides as 'homicide suicides,' to let viewers know that they were actually attacks on American self-esteem."

    Three Nooses, No Waiting: James Wolcott

  • That woodwind-rich music from "The Trouble With Harry" is one of the drollest tone poems ever written.

    All I Want For Christmas...

  • The capital itself he considered “the drollest place in Christian lands.”

    The Five of Hearts

  • The capital itself he considered “the drollest place in Christian lands.”

    The Five of Hearts

  • Milan — is, without any exception, the drollest exhibition I ever beheld in my life.

    Pictures from Italy

  • He had a little Norval dress, I remember: the drollest little Norval.

    Roundabout Papers

  • She indicated each personage, and sustained the character capitally, making full use of the talent of mimicry she had inherited with her Italian blood; she had no mercy on her soft voice or her lovely face, and when she had to represent some old crone in her dotage, or a stupid burgomaster, she made the drollest grimaces, screwing up her eyes, wrinkling up her nose, lisping, squeaking ....

    The Torrents of Spring

  • The newspapers bear-hugged him: “immense success,” “drollest humor.”

    Mark Twain


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