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Noun: troll  trówl
  1. (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  2. A partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    "they enjoyed singing trolls";
    - round
  3. A fisherman's lure that is used in trolling
    "he used a spinner as his troll"
  4. Angling by drawing a baited line through the water
    - trolling
  5. Someone who provokes or abuses others, esp. on the Internet
    "Twitter trolls repeatedly accused her of letting the country down"
Verb: troll  trówl
  1. Circulate, move around
  2. Cause to move round and round
    "The child trolled her hoop"
  3. (music) sing the parts of (a round) in succession
  4. Angle with a hook and line drawn through the water
  5. Sing loudly and without inhibition
  6. Praise or celebrate in song
    "All tongues shall troll you"
  7. Speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice
  8. Provoke or abuse others, esp. on the Internet

Derived forms: trolls, trolled, trolling

Type of: abuse, angle, angling, blackguard, circle, circulate, clapperclaw [archaic], fish lure, fisherman's lure, mouth, mythical creature, mythical monster, partsong, praise, roll, shout, sing, speak, talk, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wheel

Encyclopedia: Troll