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gullible

(adjective) Easily deceived or duped.

Synonyms: fleeceable, green

Usage: Maddie was a gullible young girl, and we easily convinced her that our homely history teacher was actually a runaway princess in disguise.
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gullible (adj.)
1821, apparently a back-formation from gullibility. Spelling gullable is attested from 1818.
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gullibility (n.)
1782, earlier cullibility (1728), probably from gull "dupe, sucker" + -ability.
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If you are gullible, the joke is on you because you are easily fooled.
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It is thought that gullible might be derived from the verb gull, meaning "to swallow." This would be a funny coincidence as gullible describes an overly trusting person who tends to swallow the stories he hears whole. The related word, gull, can be used as a noun "don't be such a gull!" or as a verb "you can't gull me into believing that!"
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gullible
Definition: (adjective) Easily deceived or duped.
Synonyms: fleeceable, green
Usage: Maddie was a gullible young girl, and we easily convinced her that our homely history teacher was actually a runaway princess in disguise.
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gul·li·ble (gŭl′ə-bəl)
adj.
Easily deceived or duped.
[From gull.]
gul′li·bil′i·ty n.
gul′li·bly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
gullible (ˈɡʌləbəl)
adj
easily taken in or tricked
ˌgulliˈbility n
ˈgullibly adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
gul•li•ble (ˈgʌl ə bəl)

adj.
easily deceived or cheated; naive; credulous.
Sometimes, gul′la•ble.
[1815–25; gull2 + -ible]
gul`li•bil′i•ty, n.
gul′li•bly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
gullible - A derivative of archaic gull, "dupe" or "simpleton."
See also related terms for simpleton.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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Most young people are very gullible. That's why many of them are joining protests against the wonderful leader of my country. As they get older, these misguided youths will be ashamed of themselves for having let themselves be used as puppets by sinister forces.
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raghd muhi al-deen wrote:

gullible
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
gul·li·ble (gŭl′ə-bəl)
adj.
Easily deceived or duped.
[From gull.]
gul′li·bil′i·ty n.
gul′li·bly adv.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
gullible (ˈɡʌləbəl)
adj
easily taken in or tricked
ˌgulliˈbility n
ˈgullibly adv
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
gul•li•ble (ˈgʌl ə bəl)

adj.
easily deceived or cheated; naive; credulous.
Sometimes, gul′la•ble.
[1815–25; gull2 + -ible]
gul`li•bil′i•ty, n.
gul′li•bly, adv.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
gullible - A derivative of archaic gull, "dupe" or "simpleton."
See also related terms for simpleton.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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gullible

Definition: (adjective) Easily deceived or duped.
Synonyms: fleeceable, green
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