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English definition of “troll”

troll

noun [C] (COMPUTING)    /trəʊl/ /trɒl/ US  /troʊl/
someone who leaves an intentionally annoying message on the internet, in order to get attention or cause troubleInternet terminology and abbreviations a message that someone leaves on the internet that is intended to annoy people: A well-constructed troll will provoke irate or confused responses from flamers and newbies.Internet terminology and abbreviations
(Definition of troll noun (COMPUTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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