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gul·li·ble

 (gŭl′ə-bəl)
adj.
Easily deceived or duped.

[From gull.]

gul′li·bil′i·ty n.
gul′li·bly adv.

gullible

(ˈɡʌləbəl)
adj
easily taken in or tricked
ˌgulliˈbility n
ˈgullibly adv

gul•li•ble

(ˈgʌl ə bəl)

adj.
easily deceived or cheated; naive; credulous.
Sometimes, gul′la•ble.
[1815–25; gull2 + -ible]
gul`li•bil′i•ty, n.
gul′li•bly, adv.

gullible

- A derivative of archaic gull, "dupe" or "simpleton."
See also related terms for simpleton.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gullible - naive and easily deceived or tricked; "at that early age she had been gullible and in love"
naif, naive - marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience; "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"
2.gullible - easily tricked because of being too trusting; "gullible tourists taken in by the shell game"
unwary - not alert to danger or deception; "the shrieks of unwary animals taken by surprise"; "some thieves prey especially on unwary travelers"; "seduce the unwary reader into easy acquiescence"- O.J.Campbell

gullible

adjective trusting, innocent, naive, unsuspecting, green, simple, silly, foolish, unsophisticated, credulous, born yesterday, wet behind the ears (informal), easily taken in, unsceptical, as green as grass I'm so gullible I believed him.
worldly, sophisticated, suspicious, cynical, untrusting

gullible

adjective
Easily imposed on or tricked:
Translations
سَهْل الإنْخِداع، ساذِج
důvěřivýnaivní
godtroende
trúgjarn
patiklumas
lētticīgs
ľahkoverný
aptalkolay aldanır

gullible

[ˈgʌlɪbl] ADJcrédulo, simplón

gullible

[ˈgʌləbəl] adjcrédule

gullible

adj, gullibly

gullible

[ˈgʌlɪbl] adjcredulone/a, sempliciotto/a

gullible

(ˈgaləbl) adjective
easily tricked or fooled. He is so gullible that he believes everything you tell him.
ˌgulliˈbility noun
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Her character Sarah may be Frank's (Willis) dizzy but decreasingly naive lady love, but Marvin (Malkovich) is the one who gullibly fills her in on this bloody if exciting life they've led and somehow continue to lead.
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It is thus disconcerting that a man like Marable would regurgitate the allegations that were so gullibly reported by Perry.
No, I don't guess I do," she said, incredibly gullibly.
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Readers who lay hands on his books are faced with two options: they may either naively and gullibly accept them as such, or skeptically and condescendingly reject them.