gullible


gull·ible

adjective \ˈgə-lə-bəl\

: easily fooled or cheated; especially : quick to believe something that is not true

Full Definition of GULLIBLE

:  easily duped or cheated
gull·ibil·i·ty \ˌgə-lə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
gull·ibly \ˈgə-lə-blē\ adverb

Variants of GULLIBLE

gull·ible also gull·able \ˈgə-lə-bəl\

Examples of GULLIBLE

  1. I'm not gullible enough to believe something that outrageous.
  2. They sell overpriced souvenirs to gullible tourists.

First Known Use of GULLIBLE

1818

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