Translation of "troll" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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trollnoun [ C ]

uk /trəʊl/ /trɒl/ us /troʊl/

troll noun [ C ] (CREATURE)

an imaginary, either very large or very small creature in traditional Scandinavian stories, that has magical powers and lives in mountains or caves


troll noun [ C ] (COMPUTING)

someone who leaves an intentionally annoying message on the internet, in order to get attention or cause trouble


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. 精心策划的网络怪论会诱发易冲动的网友和网络新手作出种种回复,有义愤填膺的,有充满困惑的。

trollverb [ I or T ]

uk /trəʊl/ /trɒl/ us /troʊl/

troll verb [ I or T ] (FISH)

to try to catch fish by pulling a baited line through the water behind a boat

Boats were trolling for mackerel. 采用曳绳钓鲭的船。
They were trolling the colder waters of the Channel. 他们在该海峡的寒冷水域采用曳绳钓鱼。

troll verb [ I or T ] (SEARCH)

mainly US to search among a large number or many different places in order to find people or information you want

They are trolling the internet for new customers. 他们在互联网上搜寻新的顾客。

troll verb [ I or T ] (COMPUTING)

to leave an insulting message on the internet in order to annoy someone

He's already getting trolled on social media for his comments after the game.

(Translation of “troll” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)