Definition / Define
- Troll Noun
- A supernatural being of varying size, now especially a grotesque humanoid creature living in caves or hills or under bridges.
- An ugly person of either sex.
- An instance of trolling, especially, in fishing, the trailing of a baited line.
- A person who posts to a newsgroup, bulletin board, etc., in a way intended to anger other posters and to cause drama, or otherwise disrupt the group's intended purpose.
- A deliberately inflammatory post to a newsgroup, etc.
- Troll Verb
- To saunter.
- To trundle, to roll from side to side.
- To entice fish with bait; to fish using a line and bait or lures trailed behind a boat.
- By extension, to search (for), to draw out, to entice, to lure.
- To stroll about in order to find a sexual partner.
- I am trolling for custom, said the actress to the bishop.
- To disrupt the operation of an online community, particularly by luring others into combative argument.
- To move circularly.
- To sing the parts of in succession, as of a round, a catch, and the like; also, to sing loudly, freely or in a carefree way.
- Troll the ancient Yuletide carol. Fa la la la la la la la la.