Translation of "troll" - English-Traditional 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. 精心策劃的網路怪論會誘發易衝動的網友和網路新手作出種種回覆,有義憤填膺的,有充滿困惑的。

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. 採用曳繩釣鯖法的船
They were trolling the colder waters of the Channel. 他們在英吉利海峽的寒冷水域利用曳繩釣魚。

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. 他們在網際網路上搜尋新顧客。

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 (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)