Gullible meaning

gŭlə-bəl
Easily cheated or tricked; credulous.
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The definition of gullible is easily deceived.

An example of gullible is a person who believes all of the stories in every tabloid magazine.

adjective
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Easily deceived or duped.
adjective
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Easily deceived or duped; naïve, easily cheated or fooled.
adjective
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Origin of gullible

  • From gull

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

  • Either gull +‎ -ible, or from dialect Middle English gull (“newly hatched bird”), perhaps from Old Norse gulr, from the hue of its down.

    From Wiktionary