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  • v. Present participle of droll.


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  • But more sadly still I hail the host himself, and desire to know of him if literature was not somehow a gayer science in those days, and if his peculiar kind of drolling had not rather more heart in it then.

    Suburban Sketches

  • Mr. Arbuton thought this rather a coarse kind of drolling, and strengthened himself anew in his resolution to avoid those people.

    A Chance Acquaintance

  • After hearing Sanford drolling about his love affair and dalliances with others I believe he wants out.

    Resignation drumbeat grows louder in South Carolina

  • And, as to standing up for the American People, just more flag waving crappola drolling out of a Repub mouth when he has nothing to say about anything.

    Pawlenty back on the Trail

  • Many are probably drolling to see if you are a candidate for credit.

    Color of Money Book Club

  • It was sickening to see pundits drolling at the significance of Obama's win at Iowa.

    Final Numbers: Obama Wins Huge Victory

  • But, at 23, I bet I'm not the oldest girl drolling over his ripped body.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • To hear my guilt, my folly, my agony, the foibles and weaknesses of my friends — even your heroic exertions, Jeanie, spoken of in the drolling style which is the present tone in fashionable life — Scarce all that I formerly endured is equal to this state of irritation — then it was blows and stabs — now it is pricking to death with needles and pins. —

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • He, who swears like a fine gentleman at every word, rapped out an oath, and said, drolling, I think, Mrs. Pamela, if I may be so bold as to say so, you should know you are speaking to Lady Davers! —


  • Well, when I was 15 years old, instead of lusting after cars like the rest of the kids at my high-school, I was drolling over modular synths.

    Hans Zimmer on synth shopping etiquette


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