Drone (v.) - To speak tediously in a dull monotonous tone.
Stereotypical (adj.) - a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing.
Cocky (adj.) - Conceited or arrogant, especially in a bold or impudent way.
“And I knew what he was trying to tell me: to get out,” Dad would drone. (pg. 7)
He was the stereotypical green-eyed pretty boy with parents who spoiled him, so he had fly clothes and tattoos. (pg. 8)
Like his parents planned it that way. But, unstereotypically, he wasn’t cocky about it like you would think, which of course made the ladies and the teachers and the principal and the parents and even the basketball coach even more crazy about him. (pg. 9)