troll - definition and synonyms

verb 

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/trɒl/

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/trəʊl/
present tense
I/you/we/theytroll
he/she/ittrolls
present participletrolling
past tensetrolled
past participletrolled
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] computing showing disapproval to write negative and hostile comments on a website in order to provoke people
  2. 2
    [intransitive] informal to walk somewhere in a relaxed way
  3. 3
    [intransitive] mainly American to try to catch fish using a fishing line tied to the back of a boat

derived word

trolling

 

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noun [uncountable]

phrasal verbs