cully

noun
cul·​ly | \ ˈkə-lē How to pronounce cully (audio) \
plural cullies

Definition of cully

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one easily tricked or imposed on : dupe

cully

verb
cullied; cullying

Definition of cully (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of cully

Noun

1664, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cully

Noun

perhaps alteration of cullion

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“Cully.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cully. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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