HyperDic: troll

English > 11 senses of the word troll:
NOUNperson troll(Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature / creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
communicationtroll, rounda partsong in which voices follow each other
artifacttrolla fisherman's lure that is used in trolling
acttroll, trollingangling by drawing a baited line through the water
VERBmotiontrollcirculate, move around
motiontrollcause to move round and round
creationtrollsing the parts of (a round) in succession
competitiontrollangle with a hook and line drawn through the water
communicationtrollsing loudly and without inhibition
communicationtrollpraise or celebrate in song
communicationtrollspeak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice
troll > pronunciation
Soundstrow'l
Rhymesamphibole ... whole: 76 rhymes with owl...
English > troll: 11 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature / creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains.
CategoryfolkloreThe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
RegionScandinaviaA group of culturally related countries in northern Europe
Broadermythical monster, mythical creatureA monster renowned in folklore and myth
Spanishtroll, trol
Catalantroll, trol
English > troll: 11 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time.
Synonymround
BroaderpartsongA song with two or more voice parts
Spanishtroll
Verbstrollsing the parts of (a round) in succession
English > troll: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA fisherman's lure that is used in trolling.
Example"he used a spinner as his troll"
Broaderfisherman's lure, fish lure(angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers
Verbstrollangle with a hook and line drawn through the water
English > troll: 11 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningangling by drawing a baited line through the water.
Synonymtrolling
Broaderanglingfishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
Spanishcurricán, pesca al curricán
Catalanpesca al curricà
Verbstrollangle with a hook and line drawn through the water
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningcirculate, move around.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
BroadercircleMove in circles
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningCause to move round and round.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The child trolled her hoop"
Broaderwheel, rollMove along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningsing the parts of (a round) in succession.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Broadersingdeliver by singing
Spanishcantar en canon
Nounstrolla partsong in which voices follow each other
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 4, competition
Meaningangle with a hook and line drawn through the water.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe men troll the area for animals; The men troll for animals in the area
Broaderanglefish with a hook
Nounstrollangling by drawing a baited line through the water
trolla fisherman's lure that is used in trolling
trollera fisherman who uses a hook and line
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningsing loudly and without inhibition.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadersingproduce tones with the voice
Spanishcantar con entusiasmo
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningpraise or celebrate in song.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"All tongues shall troll you"
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishcantar en canon, cantar las alabanzas
English > troll: 11 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningspeak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech

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