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droll
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

3 uses
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Definition
comical in an odd way

or:

comical — while clever and understated
  • I confess this is the drollest thing I have ever met with in the course of my extensive foreign transactions, and you may readily suppose it has greatly roused my curiosity.
    Chapters 45-46 (74% in)
  • "Come in, my lord," said Philip in a low tone, "and I will show you something droll."
    Chapters 77-78 (79% in)
  • Come, come, this is very droll—very amusing—I allow; but, as I am very hungry, pray allow me to eat.
    Chapters 115-116 (38% in)

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