And Pratt is at once macho, charming, and droll; a Han Solo for the Facebook generation.
And, as the enigmatic front man to an avant garde indie rock group, he is droll, perceptive, and splendidly weird.
Truth in Advertising balances the droll with the hopeful and the glib with the heartfelt.
Ronson himself—inquiring, droll, more than a bit nerdy—is the self-deprecating guide and hero of these adventures.
The droll commercials include a current one for a Japanese bank in which Brad Pitt dines with a Sumo wrestler.
It was so seldom that Ree joked, and he spoke now in so droll a way, that Tom Fish laughed boisterously.
Whereat they said how droll, how cheerful, what a flow of spirits!
I never saw but one other man whose quiet, droll look excited in me the same disposition to laugh, and that was Artemus Ward.
"But go and see that droll dog," the little man persisted, calling after him.
The little one gave her voice a droll inflection as she briskly replied, Oh dear no, thank you; Im very comfortable indeed.
1620s, from French drôle "odd, comical, funny" (1580s), in Middle French a noun meaning "a merry fellow," possibly from Middle Dutch drol "fat little fellow, goblin," or Middle High German trolle "clown," ultimately from Old Norse troll "giant, troll" (see troll (n.)). Related: Drolly; drollish.