Definition of Gullible

1. Adjective. Naive and easily deceived or tricked. "At that early age she had been gullible and in love"

Exact synonyms: Fleeceable, Green
Similar to: Naif, Naive
Derivative terms: Gullibility



2. Adjective. Easily tricked because of being too trusting. "Gullible tourists taken in by the shell game"
Similar to: Unwary
Derivative terms: Gullibility

Definition of Gullible

1. a. Easily gulled; that may be duped.

Definition of Gullible

1. Adjective. Easily deceived or duped; naïve, easily cheated or fooled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gullible

1. easily deceived [adj] : GULLIBLY [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gullible

gullage
gulled
guller
gulleries
gullers
gullery
gullet
gulleting
gullets
gulley
gulleyed
gulleying
gulleys
gullibilities
gullibility
gullible (current term)
gullibleness
gullibly
gullied
gullies
gulling
gullion
gullions
gullish
gulls
gullwing
gully
gullying
gullywasher
gullywashers

Literary usage of Gullible

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1. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"THE SYCOPHANTIC FOX AND THE gullible RAVEN A raven sat upon a tree, And not a word he spoke, for His beak contained a piece of Brie, Or, maybe, ..."

2. A glossary of French slang by Olivier Leroy (1922)
"(c) Silly, gullible person, muff. poireau, sb. mi Silly fellow. 2. Faire le poireau, to be kept waiting, hanging about. poireauter, vb. intr. ..."

3. Gold Bricks of Speculation: A Study of Speculation and Its Counterfeits, and by John Hill (1904)
"How the race-track gambler, following a calling condemned by statute, succeeds in getting funds from " suckers "; vast sums squandered by the gullible ..."

4. Hypnotism, Mesmerism and the New Witchcraft by Ernest Abraham Hart (1896)
"'THE ETERNAL gullible' THE CONFESSIONS OF A PROFESSIONAL ' HYPNOTIST '' THAT genial old sceptic, Montaigne, summed up his criticism of life in the terse ..."

5. The Tyranny of Socialism by Yves Guyot (1894)
"CHAPTER XII, THE GAME OF THE gullible. The Art of Diminishing Production—Hours of Labour—Closing the Outlets—Shutting the Door in your own Face— Machinery ..."

6. The Tyranny of Socialism by Yves Guyot (1894)
"THE GAME OF THE gullible. The Art of Diminishing Production—Hours of Labour—Closing the Outlets—Shutting the Door in your own Face— Machinery of Production ..."

7. Our Gipsies in City, Tent, and Van: Containing an Account of Their Origin by Vernon S. Morwood (1885)
"... of a fortune-teller—A fortune told in Greenwich Park to a very gullible young man—The secret of gipsy success in fortune-telling—Gipsies good readers of ..."

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