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Noun: gull  gúl
  1. Mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
    - seagull, sea gull
     
  2. [informal] A person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
    - chump [informal], fool, mark [US, informal], patsy [N. Amer, informal], fall guy [N. Amer, informal], sucker [informal], soft touch, mug [informal]
Verb: gull  gúl
  1. Make a fool or dupe of
    - fool, befool [archaic]
     
  2. Fool or hoax
    "The immigrant was gulled because he trusted everyone";
    - dupe, slang [archaic, informal], befool [archaic], cod [Brit, informal], fool, put on, take in, put one over [informal], put one across [informal]

Derived forms: gulling, gulls, gulled

Type of: betray, cozen [literary], deceive, delude, dupe, larid, lead astray, lead on, victim

Encyclopedia: Gull, Thomas