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Meaning of GULL

Pronunciation:  gul

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

GULL is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Gull\, n.
    1. A cheating or cheat; trick; fraud. --Shak.
    2. One easily cheated; a dupe. --Shak.
  3. \Gull\, n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. Corn. gullan, W. gwylan.]
    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.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing gulls in your dream, represents your relationship with logic/objectivity and the unconscious/subjectivity. Seeing soaring gulls in your dream indicates a clear perspective. Seeing dead gulls in your dream indicates long and wide separation from friends.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: babe, bamboozle, beat, befool, beguile, beguile of, betray, bilk, bluff, boob, bunco, burn, cajole, cheat, cheat on, chicane, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, chump, cinch, circumvent, cog, cog the dice, con, conjure, cozen, credulous person, crib, cull, deceive, defraud, delude, diddle, do in, do out of, double-cross, dupe, easy mark, easy pickings, euchre, fall guy, finagle, fish, flam, fleece, flimflam, fob, fool, forestall, fudge, gammon, get around, gobe-mouches, gouge, greener, greenhorn, greeny, gudgeon, gyp, have, hoax, hocus, hocus-pocus, hoodwink, hornswaggle, humbug, infatuate, innocent, juggle, leadpipe cinch, let down, mock, monkey, mulct, outmaneuver, outreach, outsmart, outwit, overreach, pack the deal, patsy, pigeon, play one false, plaything, practice fraud upon, prize sap, pushover, put on, put something over, rook, sap, saphead, scam, schlemiel, screw, sell gold bricks, shave, shortchange, sitting duck, snow, stack the cards, stick, sting, stooge, string along, stultify, sucker, swindle, take a dive, take in, thimblerig, throw a fight, toy, trick, trusting soul, two-time, victim, victimize