cully

1 of 2

noun

cul·​ly ˈkə-lē How to pronounce cully (audio)
plural cullies
: one easily tricked or imposed on : dupe

cully

2 of 2

verb

cullied; cullying

Word History

Etymology

Noun

perhaps alteration of cullion

First Known Use

Noun

1664, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1676, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cully was in 1664

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Cite this Entry

“Cully.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cully. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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