1a. Noun
One who posts a deliberately provocative message to a newsgroup or message board with the intention of causing maximum disruption and argument.

1b. Noun
A person who, on a message forum of some type, attacks and flames other members of the forum for any of a number of reasons such as rank, previous disagreements, sex, status, ect.
A troll usually flames threads without staying on topic, unlike a "Flamer" who flames a thread because he/she disagrees with the content of the thread.

1c. Noun
A member of an internet forum who continually harangues and harasses others. Someone with nothing worthwhile to add to a certain conversation, but rather continually threadjacks or changes the subject, as well as thinks every member of the forum is talking about them and only them. Trolls often go by multiple names to circumvent getting banned.


2a. Noun
Sometimes compared to the Japanese ‘Oni’, a troll is a supernatural creature of Scandinavian folklore, whose race was thought to have carried massive stones into the countryside (although actually the result of glaciers). Lives in hills, mountains, caves, or under bridges. They are stupid, large, brutish, hairy, long-nosed, and bug-eyed, and may also have multiple heads or horns. Trolls love to eat people, especially small children.
The Females of the species are generally kinder and more intelligent, but still fairly hideous.

2b. Noun
An aesthetically repulsive person, often has terrible social skills, usually a woman. See Troglodyte.

2c. Noun
An old, unattractive gay man who hits on young men, and cannot seem to understand that they want nothing to do with him.

3a. Verb
To fish by dragging bait behind a moving motor-boat.

3b. Verb
To cruise for immediate sexual pleasure without commitment. Often characterized by an older man, seeking a younger man, or any man for immediate, often anonymous sexual contact.

4. Noun
A joke disguised as an outrageously stupid statement or question, intended to trap people into believing it is serious.

5. Verb
To use acid and ectasy simulataneously. See trolling.
(Comes from ‘Tripping’ on acid, and ‘Rolling’ on ecstasy)

6. Noun
A toy popular in the 1980’s, a ‘troll’ is a cute little plastic trolls with fluffy, colored hair.
1a. I hate trolls!
1b. I hate trolls!
1c. I hate trolls!
2a. It is said that a troll will turn to stone if caught by sunlight/daylight.
2b. Ewww… Jenna is such a troll!
2c. That troll kept hitting on Rick.
3a. I then got to troll for salmon. I caught one that was 65 inches long!
3b. He went trolling and picked up a 17-year-old boy recently at a gay club.
4. Hey, how's my computer able to speak in foreign languages?
5. Back in the 90's we used to troll at the raves.
6. I bought a 4-inch troll for my little sister on her birthday.
by etox, et al. May 07, 2005
A troll, is a slang term for someone who causes great disruption for the purpose of personal pleasure.
The term troll has often been used in association with the word Joshua. For example; Wow you are such a shit-disturber I thought you were Joshua.
by MelCel123 October 15, 2012
Really, a troll is just an intelligent person. Independently trolls, flock to 4-chan where they converge for seasonal mating rituals, called "raids". Coincidentally, trolls are also considered funny amongst their own kind. Kindly, if trolled, back down, as not to aggravate the beast. Always listen to what a troll has to say, it is generally funny. Socially awkward nerds, who intelligently insult the more popular group on social media can be considered trolls. The troll is a vicious creature. Let trolls roam freely on your Facebook, as they will surely correct any idiocy upon it. Especially, when you are a teenager. You should probably know I really like Rick Astley, so go look at the first letter of every sentence.
This post could be considered an attempt at a troll.
by Dako September 10, 2012
Term that originally referred to internet forum posters who attempted to disrupt good conversation with inflammatory rhetoric. Now used primarily as an insult by real trolls aimed at those making arguments the other forum members don't like.

Although many forum admins won't allow name-calling, members often get around this rule by throwing around the troll ad hominem excessively.
RedState - The supreme court just ended freedom as we know it by passing government run healthcare.
MisterReason - The Supreme Court is not capable of "passing" bills. The PPACA is not a government run healthcare proposal. All healthcare will still be privately run.
RedState - TROLL ALERT!
DixieChic - Who let the troll in the door?
TheGipper - Someone ban this troll
by Zadig July 02, 2012
An individual who enjoys disrupting peace of an online message board, and causing dissent in general. They will often claim to possess a skill, called trolling, and speak of it as if it is a useful skill. These people are most likely unintelligent, or not under the realization that there supposed skill is not a skill at all. That is not the only type of troll, other trolls will troll people who are largely disliked, or at least disliked by that particular troll.
Troll: I went to troll some random forum today, I made so many people mad. Trolling is an art, it takes skill to be successful, I am quite skilled in it and take pride in my skill.

Person: Trolling isn't a skill, all you do is make people mad for no reason and you're happy about it when people hate you. You're a waste of space.

Troll: You mad?

Person: You're pathetic.
by Prophetraz May 15, 2012
A term used to describe people, typically in a lower age range, who attempt to make a nuisance of themselves by acting like an ass and proceeding to used cliched memes such as, but not limited to "Umad, bro?".

The term has aged poorly, comparable to the way MLG has. Trolling (because no one could have known this!) used to refer to intelligent toying with others to incite rage. However, creativity has waned and now the word is known by basically anyone with an internet connection. Monkey see, monkey do.

This has been a public service announcement.
RandomTF2jackoff: Can somebody go medic?
XXPWNFAICTROLLOLOLOXX: lol newfag
RandomTF2jackoff: ?
XXPWNFAICTROLLOLOLOXX: ujelly?
by Psychotick May 12, 2012
A good, respectful citizen who posts helpful messages in chat rooms and on forums.
"You've been RICK ROLLED," says the original poster.

"Well, that was uncalled for and rude," responded the troll.
by Stormy97 October 14, 2011
a bunch of fat kids that have just discovered the internet and use the word troll as an adjective for bad things happening.
1. HA HA that earthquake just trolled japan!

2. Dude this test is gonna troll me.
by Lord Tennyso March 31, 2011

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