Definition of drollery in English:

drollery

noun

See droll

  • ‘As a slugger approaches the plate your child says, with a hint of drollery, ‘You can't stop him, you can only hope to contain him.‘’
  • ‘There is a sort of drollery here, beginning with ‘crumbles’.’
  • ‘Bubbling over with bright ideas, visual flourishes and deadpan drollery, this is a film of wry smiles and poignant moments.’
  • ‘It sounds like a primarily comic conceit, and an undertone of drollery does indeed resonate delicately throughout.’
  • ‘The debonair drollery of that title sets the bar high, and keeps it high.’

Pronunciation

drollery

/ˈdrəʊləri/