gullible

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Etymology[edit]

Either gull +‎ -ible, or from dialect Middle English gull (newly hatched bird), perhaps from Old Norse gulr, from the hue of its down.[1]

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gullible (comparative more gullible, superlative most gullible)

  1. Easily deceived or duped; naïve, easily cheated or fooled.

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  1. ^ gullible” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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