noun gobe·mouche \(ˌ)gōb¦müsh\

Definition of gobemouche



  1. :  a credulous person; especially :  one who believes everything he or she hears as words here cost nothing, the gulping gobemouche is plentifully supplied — Richard Ford

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Origin and Etymology of gobemouche

French, from gober to gulp down, swallow + mouche fly, from Latin musca — more at gobbet, midge

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to criticize severely

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