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 (plural drôles)

  1. funny, amusing
  2. (Louisiana) strange, weird, bizarre

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Phrase[edit]

un drôle de

  1. strange
  2. (informal) excellent

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