how to pronounce droll


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droll is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of droll


  1. Oddly humorous; whimsical, amusing in a quaint way; waggish.


  1. A funny person; a buffoon, a wag.


  1. To jest, to joke.

droll frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word droll occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics droll can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that droll can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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