Definition of "gullible" []

  • Easily deceived or duped. (adjective)
  • Easily taken in or tricked (adjective)

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Use "gullible" in a sentence
  • "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"