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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gullible mean? 

GULLIBLE (adjective)
  The adjective GULLIBLE has 2 senses:

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

  Familiarity information: GULLIBLE used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GULLIBLE (adjective)

Sense 1gullible [BACK TO TOP]


Naive and easily deceived or tricked


fleeceable; gullible; green

Context example:

at that early age she had been gullible and in love


naif; naive (marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience)

Sense 2gullible [BACK TO TOP]


Easily tricked because of being too trusting

Context example:

gullible tourists taken in by the shell game


unwary (not alert to danger or deception)

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