Today’s word of the day is ‘Droll‘ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun or sentence.
Does the word have a past tense? What is it?
No, the word is an adjective. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
3. Whimsically humorous
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Maskhara
2. Spanish – Gracioso(masculine); Graciosa(feminine)
3. French – Drôle
4. Mandarin – Huájī
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. Irish anecdotes are exceedingly droll, but they only tend to show the thoughtless side of the Irish character.
2. The close association of Parpon and Valmond—that was droll; yet, too, it had a sort of fitness, she knew scarcely why.
3. And Pratt is at once macho, charming, and droll; a Han Solo for the Facebook generation.
4. He was launched on an adventure as whimsical as tragical if he was an impostor; and if he was not, as pathetic as droll.
5. The baron looked at him with a wink so droll, that his little black eyelashes disappeared amid his yellow fat.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
eccentric, entertaining, funny, humorous, whimsical, absurd, camp, campy, clownish, comic, comical, crack-up, diverting, for grins, gagged up, gelastic, jocular, joshing, laffer, laughable, ludicrous, odd, preposterous, quaint, queer, quizzical, ridiculous, riot, risible, waggish etc
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
boring, common, dramatic, dull, normal, sad, serious, standard, tragic, unamusing, unfunny, usual, traumatic etc.
Certainly there is abundant evidence of the early transmission by literary means of a considerable number of drolls and folk-tales from India about the time of the Crusaders.
I’ve enjoyed both of Stephen Fry’s previous Greek mythology books, Mythos & Heroes, & Troy was no exception. Told with the same wit & passion for the subject matter. Recommend listening to the audiobook, as Fry’s voice is warm, droll, enthusiastic & always a pleasure to listen to pic.twitter.com/IohD71fm1Z
— Kerri Turner (@KerriNTurner) February 1, 2021