adjective gull·ible \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

GULLIBLE Defined for Kids


adjective gull·ible \ˈgə-lə-bəl\

Definition of GULLIBLE for Kids

:  easily fooled or cheated


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