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gull

noun

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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

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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

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

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“Gull.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gull. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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