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Definition 1: angling by drawing a baited line through the water - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for troll in the sense of this definition

(troll is a kind of ...) fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)

Definition 2: a fisherman's lure that is used in trolling - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where troll or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used a spinner as his troll

(troll is a kind of ...) (angling) any bright artificial bait consisting of plastic or metal mounted with hooks and trimmed with feathers

Definition 3: a 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 - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where troll or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they enjoyed singing rounds

Synonyms for troll in the sense of this definition

(troll is a kind of ...) a song with two or more voice parts

Definition 4: (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains - [noun denoting person]

(troll is a kind of ...) a monster renowned in folklore and myth

(troll belongs to category ...) the unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture

(troll belongs to a domain located in ...) a group of culturally related countries in northern Europe; Finland and Iceland are sometimes considered Scandinavian

Definition 5: sing loudly and without inhibition - [verb of communication]

(troll is a kind of ...) produce tones with the voice

"She was singing while she was cooking" "My brother sings very well"

Definition 6: praise or celebrate in song - [verb of communication]

Samples where troll or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • All tongues shall troll you

(troll is a kind of ...) express approval of

"The parents praised their children for their academic performance"

Definition 7: speak or recite rapidly or in a rolling voice - [verb of communication]

(troll is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 8: angle with a hook and line drawn through the water - [verb of competition]

(troll is a kind of ...) fish with a hook

Definition 9: sing the parts of (a round) in succession - [verb of creation]

(troll is a kind of ...) deliver by singing

"Sing Christmas carols"

(troll belongs to category ...) musical activity (singing or whistling etc.)

"his music was his central interest"

Definition 10: cause to move round and round - [verb of motion]

Samples where troll or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The child trolled her hoop

(troll is a kind of ...) move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

"The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"

Definition 11: circulate, move around - [verb of motion]

(troll is a kind of ...) move in a circular path above (someone or something)

"the plane circled, looking for a landing spot"

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