Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling or pertaining to a troll.

Etymologies

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troll +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Go ahead throw around the labels trollish, demagoguery.

    Hillary Launches Her First Ad In Iowa

  • Most of our more "trollish" commenters have given up here and have taken it over to the Readers 'Posts, which I think is a hoot.

    McCain Decries Lack Of Bipartisanship In Speech Moments Before Releasing Ad Attacking Dems

  • It's not "trollish" to acknowledge the realities of this race - Hillary has virtually no shot of winning this thing.

    Clinton Camp Sacks Mark Penn

  • I probably should have expected any critical comment to be defined as trollish behavior here, I’ll have to go back and check that KOS Police troll definition list again.

    Firedoglake » Day of the Locusts

  • Oh, I was thinking you were responding just to me, and being kind of trollish about it.

    reddit.com: what's new online!

  • However, MS's activity against Linux can certainly be seen as "trollish", because of their vague threats meant to stir up FUD.

    freshnews.org - most clicked links

  • Putting it in comments just comes off kind of trollish, really.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg

  • Chris Matthews asked his panel of reporters, on this past weekend's syndicated The Chris Matthews Show, to offer their prescriptions on how the GOP, in the wake of the Arlen Specter departure, can regain its popularity -- to which most of the liberal reporters like Joe Klein and Howard Fineman suggested they needed to abandon their "cut taxes, shrink government," message and some of their "trollish" spokesmen like Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney and Newt Gingrich because they're turning off families, women and "people who think that caring matters."

    MRC Latest Headlines

  • disabled comments on its posts this morning in response to a barrage of what the site's editor called "trollish" comments in the wake of Engadget's extensive iPad-related coverage last week.

    VentureBeat

  • disabled comments on its posts this morning in response to a barrage of what the site's editor called "trollish" comments in the wake of Engadget's extensive iPad-related coverage last week.

    VentureBeat

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