Thesaurus

gull

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of gull

(Entry 1 of 2)

one who is easily deceived or cheated
  • was enough of a gull to fall victim to a pyramid scheme even though he'd been duped before

Synonyms for gull

Words Related to gull

Near Antonyms for gull

gull

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of gull (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause to believe what is untrue
  • we were gulled into believing that if we answered the e-mail, we'd somehow become millionaires, but instead we just got put on a list for junk mail

Synonyms for gull

Words Related to gull

Phrases Synonymous with gull

Near Antonyms for gull

Antonyms for gull

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About gull

Time Traveler for gull

Time Traveler

The first known use of gull was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near gull

gulfs

gull

gulled

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Gull.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gull. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on gull

Nglish: Translation of gull for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of gull for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about gull

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!