What is the difference between Trolling and Roasting?

The difference between trolling and roasting

is that "trolling" is present participle of troll and "roasting" is present participle of roast.

trolling

roasting

Verb

  • present participle of troll

Noun

  • The act of one who trolls (in various senses).

Verb

  • present participle of roast

Examples

  • Broiling is but another way of roasting those cuts of meat which have a broad, flat surface such as steaks, chops, or cutlets.

Adjective

  • (colloquial) Very hot.

Examples

  • The day started out cool, but by noon it was roasting.

Noun

  • The act by which something is roasted.
  • (colloquial) A rebuke or reprimand (usually from the recipient’s point of view).

Examples

  • These elements are expelled more completely by a large number of comparatively incomplete roastings than by a smaller number of extremely thorough roastings […]
  • My boss gave me a roasting for last month’s sales figures.