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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 droll /ˈdrol/
 (a.)好笑的,滑稽的,逗趣的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droll a. [Compar. Droller superl. Drollest ]  Queer, and fitted to provoke laughter; ludicrous from oddity; amusing and strange.
 Syn: -- Comic; comical; farcical; diverting; humorous; ridiculous; queer; odd; waggish; facetious; merry; laughable; ludicrous. -- Droll, Laughable, Comical. Laughable is the generic term, denoting anything exciting laughter or worthy of laughter; comical denotes something of the kind exhibited in comedies, something humorous of the kind exhibited in comedies, something, as it were, dramatically humorous; droll stands lower on the scale, having reference to persons or things which excite laughter by their buffoonery or oddity. A laughable incident; a comical adventure; a droll story.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droll, n.
 1. One whose practice it is to raise mirth by odd tricks; a jester; a buffoon; a merry-andrew.
 2. Something exhibited to raise mirth or sport, as a puppet, a farce, and the like.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drolled p. pr. & vb. n. Drolling.] To jest; to play the buffoon. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Droll, v. t.
 1. To lead or influence by jest or trick; to banter or jest; to cajole.
    Men that will not be reasoned into their senses, may yet be laughed or drolled into them.   --L'Estrange.
 2. To make a jest of; to set in a comical light. [R.]
    This drolling everything is rather fatiguing.   -- W. D. Howells.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 droll
      adj : comical in an odd or whimsical manner; "a droll little man
            with a quiet tongue-in-cheek kind of humor"