drôle

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Etymology[edit]

From 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 *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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