drôle

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Etymology[edit]

Middle French drolle "a merry fellow, pleasant rascal" from Old French drolle "one who lives luxuriously", from Middle Dutch drol "fat little man, goblin" from Old Norse troll "giant, troll" (compare Middle High German trolle "clown"), from Proto-Germanic *truzlą (creature which walks clumsily), from Proto-Germanic *truzlaną (to walk with short steps). More at troll.

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drôle (masculine and feminine, plural drôles)

  1. funny, amusing
  2. bizarre

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Phrase[edit]

un drôle de

  1. strange
  2. (informal) excellent

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