Simple Definition of credulous
: too ready to believe things : easily fooled or cheated
Full Definition of credulous
1 : ready to believe especially on slight or uncertain evidence <accused of swindling credulous investors>
2 : proceeding from credulity <credulous superstitions>
Examples of credulous
Few people are credulous enough to believe such nonsense.
Origin of credulous
Latin credulus, from credere
First Known Use: 1576
Rhymes with credulous
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