Definitions for: Gull


[n] mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
[n] a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
[v] fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
[v] make a fool or dupe of



Webster (1913) Definition: Gull, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gulled; p. pr. & vb. n.
Gulling.] [Prob. fr. gull the bird; but cf. OSw. gylla to
deceive, D. kullen, and E. cullibility.]
To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud.

The rulgar, gulled into rebellion, armed. --Dryden.

I'm not gulling him for the emperor's service.
--Coleridge.


Gull, n.
1. A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud. --Shak.

2. One easily cheated; a dupe. --Shak.


Gull, n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Corn. gullan, W. gwylan.]
(Zo["o]l.)
One of many species of long-winged sea birds of the genus
Larus and allied genera.

Note: Among the best known American species are the herring
gull (Larus argentatus), the great black-backed gull
(L. murinus) the laughing gull (L. atricilla), and
Bonaparte's gull (L. Philadelphia). The common
European gull is Larus canus.

Gull teaser (Zo["o]l.), the jager; -- also applied to
certain species of terns.

Synonyms: befool, befool, chump, cod, dupe, fall guy, fool, fool, fool, mark, mug, patsy, put on, put one across, put one over, schlemiel, sea gull, seagull, shlemiel, slang, soft touch, sucker, take in

See Also: betray, black-backed gull, blackcap, cob, cozen, deceive, deceive, delude, dupe, great black-backed gull, herring gull, ivory gull, kid, kittiwake, larid, Larus argentatus, Larus canus, Larus marinus, Larus ridibundus, laughing gull, lead astray, lead on, mew, mew gull, Pagophila eburnea, pewit, pewit gull, pull the leg of, sea mew, victim

Try our:
Scrabble Word Finder

Scrabble Cheat

Words With Friends Cheat

Hanging With Friends Cheat

Scramble With Friends Cheat

Ruzzle Cheat



Related Resources:
animlas that start with n
animals begin with y
n letter animals