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gull 1

 (gŭl)
n.
Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.

[Middle English gulle, possibly of Brythonic origin.]

gull 2

 (gŭl)
n.
A person who is easily tricked or cheated; a dupe.
tr.v. gulled, gull·ing, gulls
To deceive or cheat.

[Probably from gull, to swallow (obsolete), from Middle English golen, to pretend to swallow, from gole, throat, perhaps from Old French goule; see gullet.]

gull

(ɡʌl)
n
(Animals) any aquatic bird of the genus Larus and related genera, such as L. canus (common gull or mew) having long pointed wings, short legs, and a mostly white plumage: family Laridae, order Charadriiformes.
[C15: of Celtic origin; compare Welsh gwylan]
ˈgull-ˌlike adj

gull

(ɡʌl)
n
a person who is easily fooled or cheated
vb
(tr) to fool, cheat, or hoax
[C16: perhaps from dialect gull unfledged bird, probably from gul, from Old Norse gulr yellow]

gull1

(gʌl)

n.
any of various long-winged aquatic birds of the family Laridae, of worldwide distribution, typically white with gray or black upper wings and back.
[1400–50; perhaps < Welsh gŵylan, Cornish guilan (compare French goéland < Breton gwelan)]
gull′-like`, adj.

gull2

(gʌl)

v.t.
1. to deceive, trick, or cheat; hoodwink.
n.
2. a person who is easily deceived or cheated; dupe.
[1540–50; perhaps akin to obsolete gull to swallow, guzzle]

gull

In electronic warfare, a floating radar reflector used to simulate a surface target at sea for deceptive purposes.

gull


Past participle: gulled
Gerund: gulling

Imperative
gull
gull
Present
I gull
you gull
he/she/it gulls
we gull
you gull
they gull
Preterite
I gulled
you gulled
he/she/it gulled
we gulled
you gulled
they gulled
Present Continuous
I am gulling
you are gulling
he/she/it is gulling
we are gulling
you are gulling
they are gulling
Present Perfect
I have gulled
you have gulled
he/she/it has gulled
we have gulled
you have gulled
they have gulled
Past Continuous
I was gulling
you were gulling
he/she/it was gulling
we were gulling
you were gulling
they were gulling
Past Perfect
I had gulled
you had gulled
he/she/it had gulled
we had gulled
you had gulled
they had gulled
Future
I will gull
you will gull
he/she/it will gull
we will gull
you will gull
they will gull
Future Perfect
I will have gulled
you will have gulled
he/she/it will have gulled
we will have gulled
you will have gulled
they will have gulled
Future Continuous
I will be gulling
you will be gulling
he/she/it will be gulling
we will be gulling
you will be gulling
they will be gulling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gulling
you have been gulling
he/she/it has been gulling
we have been gulling
you have been gulling
they have been gulling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gulling
you will have been gulling
he/she/it will have been gulling
we will have been gulling
you will have been gulling
they will have been gulling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gulling
you had been gulling
he/she/it had been gulling
we had been gulling
you had been gulling
they had been gulling
Conditional
I would gull
you would gull
he/she/it would gull
we would gull
you would gull
they would gull
Past Conditional
I would have gulled
you would have gulled
he/she/it would have gulled
we would have gulled
you would have gulled
they would have gulled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gull - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage ofgull - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
dupe, victim - a person who is tricked or swindled
2.gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legsgull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
larid - long-winged web-footed aquatic bird of the gull family
Larus canus, mew gull, sea mew, mew - the common gull of Eurasia and northeastern North America
black-backed gull, great black-backed gull, Larus marinus, cob - white gull having a black back and wings
herring gull, Larus argentatus - large gull of the northern hemisphere
Larus ridibundus, laughing gull, pewit, pewit gull, blackcap - small black-headed European gull
ivory gull, Pagophila eburnea - white Arctic gull; migrates as far south as England and New Brunswick
kittiwake - small pearl-grey gull of northern regions; nests on cliffs and has a rudimentary hind toe
Verb1.gull - make a fool or dupe of
cozen, deceive, delude, lead on - be false to; be dishonest with
2.gull - fool or hoaxgull - fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
kid, pull the leg of - tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?"
deceive, lead astray, betray - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

gull

noun
Related words
adjective larine
collective noun colony

gull

noun
A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Informal: sucker.
Chiefly British: mug.
verb
To get money or something else from by deceitful trickery:
Informal: chisel, flimflam, take, trim.
Slang: diddle, do, gyp, stick, sting.
Translations
نَوْرَس البَحْر
чайка
racek
måge
mevo
kajakas
lokki
galeb
sirály
máfurmávur
kiras
kaija
pescăruş
čajka
galeb
måstrut
чайка

gull

[gʌl]
A. N (= bird) → gaviota f
B. VTestafar, timar

gull

[ˈgʌl] nmouette f

gull

:
gull wing door
n (Aut) → Flügeltür f
gull-winged
adj carmit Flügeltüren

gull

1
n (= seagull)Möwe f

gull

2 (liter)
nSpielball m (→ of +gen)
vtübertölpeln; to gull somebody out of his moneyjdm sein Geld ablisten; to be gulled into somethingdurch eine üble List dazu gebracht werden, etw zu tun

gull

[gʌl] ngabbiano

gull

(gal) noun
(often ˈseagull) a type of web-footed sea bird, usually black and white or grey and white.