Gull meaning

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Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
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To deceive or cheat.
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A person who is easily tricked or cheated; a dupe.
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A person easily cheated or tricked; dupe.
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To cheat or trick; dupe.
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Gull is defined as to trick.

An example of gull is to pull a senior prank in school.

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The definition of a gull is a shorebird in the family Laridae, or a person who is easily tricked.

An example of a gull is a seagull.

An example of a gull is a person who always falls for tricks.

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(soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Torquay United Football Club.
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Any of various shorebirds of a worldwide family (Laridae), with large wings, slender legs, webbed feet, a strong, hooked bill, and feathers of chiefly white and gray.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gull
Plural:
gulls

Origin of gull

  • Probably from gull to swallow (obsolete) from Middle English golen to pretend to swallow from gole throat perhaps from Old French goule gullet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English gulle possibly of Brythonic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition