Gullible - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡʌləbl|  American pronunciation of the word gullible
Brit.  |ˈɡʌləb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word gullible

adjective

- naive and easily deceived or tricked(syn: fleeceable, green)

at that early age she had been gullible and in love

- easily tricked because of being too trusting

gullible tourists taken in by the shell game

Examples

I'm not gullible enough to believe something that outrageous.

They sell overpriced souvenirs to gullible tourists.

Plastic replicas of the Greek pottery are sold to gullible tourists.

at that early age she had been gullible and in love

gullible tourists taken in by the shell game

...street vendors selling sham designer handbags to gullible tourists...

...some small-time crook who was selling snide gems to gullible tourists...

...serious scientists who regard UFO followers as softheaded and gullible...

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