verb (used with object) 1.
to sing or utter in a full, rolling voice.
to sing in the manner of a round or catch.
3. to fish for or in with a moving line, working the line up ordown with a rod, as in fishing for pike, or trailing the linebehind a slow-moving boat. 4.
to move (the line or bait) in doing this.
to cause to turn round and round; roll.
verb (used without object) 7.
to sing with a full, rolling voice; give forth full, rollingtones.
to be uttered or sounded in such tones.
to roll; turn round and round.
to move nimbly, as the tongue in speaking.
Troll is one of our favorite verbs.
So is absquatulate. Does it mean:
a song whose parts are sung in succession; a round.
a lure used in trolling for fish.
the fishing line containing the lure and hook for use introlling.
Origin: Related forms
1350â€“1400; Middle English trollen to roll, stroll < Middle Frenchtroller to run here and there < Middle High German trollen walk orrun with short steps
- Often the buyers are those who troll for spelling slip-ups, buying itemson the cheap and selling them all over again on.
- Sorry it's after midnight, must be my troll alter ego.
- Even if a troll is kicked off an online forum, he can often simply sign upagain under a different name.