gullible gullible  /ˈɡə lə bəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) naive and easily deceived or tricked
  2. (adj) easily tricked because of being too trusting

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If any people are more gullible about Unidentified Flying Objects than Americans, its the Russians.
  2. Such was his authority, among the skeptical and gullible alike, that minor industries sprang up around him.

News

  1. A Little Salt: One very gullible man

    Courier-Post columnist Danny Henley admits to being more gullible than he thought, or would like to be.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Hannibal Courier-Post

  2. The Basement Files

    I’m no conspiracy freak, but I’m not gullible, either Greetings readers, residents and NSA data collection specialists, I am back … The post The Basement Files appeared first on The Stillwater Gazette .
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Stillwater Gazette

  3. Baby Alligators In The Sewers Grow Up Fast In Philly

    It's common for cynical New Yorkers to shrug off the legions of alligators that roam our sewer system as the stuff of Urban Legend, but every now and then one of these creatures rears its fanged head above ground, and then you have to send a letter of apology to that drunk guy at the end of the bar who you thought was just a gullible gator conspiracy theorist. In August of 2010, to cite one ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  1. Barton, ranking member on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said the heating assistance "is supposed to be for poor people, not for cheats who pose as something or someone they're not and get their paperwork rubber-stamped by gullible...
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: The Detroit News

  2. After the war "I was ashamed of myself and I still haven't stopped feeling this way," Heesters wrote in his autobiography. "I am angry with myself for being gullible, credulous and naive."
    on Feb 16, 2008 By: Johannes Heesters Source: Washington Post

  3. "Once again we have shamed all our detractors, who, through gullible people, tried to use every opportunity to undermine our independence and desecrate our hard-earned and inalienable right to self-determination," Mugabe said as he opened his...
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Robert Mugabe Source: Washington Post

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