American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Easily deceived or duped.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Easily gulled or cheated.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Easily gulled; that may be duped.
- adj. easily tricked because of being too trusting
- adj. naive and easily deceived or tricked
- Either gull + -ible, or from dialect Middle English gull ("newly hatched bird"), perhaps from Old Norse gulr, from the hue of its down. (Wiktionary)
- From gull2. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“He chastised what he termed gullible Western media for repeating the US envoys comments without seeking the government's side of the story.”
“Most of these posts seem to relish in their own absurdity (I'm looking at you, TÖRdötCÖM), and the point of embarassing the gullible is missed, with instead the emphasis being placed on how well-crafted the hoax appears or the right timing of things (neither of which matter).”
“Dude, I checked, gullible is totally in the dictionary”
“In early casting breakdowns for the role, Shane is described as a gullible and enthusiastic baseball player.”
“May 10th, 2008 2: 45 pm ET how freakin gullible does billary think americans are (except her hardcore cult followers who she'll lead to the gates of hell). she voted yes on the iraq war and now goin against it? what a idiot, shouldnt have voted yes in the first place”
“The star is a hapless jock who seems to have the word gullible stamped on his forehead.”
“Hey AFP, did you know the word gullible doesn't appear in the French-English dictionary?”
“A friend once made the preposterous claim that the word gullible wasn't in the dictionary.”
“Does the word gullible appear in the AP stylebook?”
“In fact, I was told that if you look up the word gullible in the dictionary you will find my picture.”
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