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gullible

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Definition easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • gullible tourists — easily separated from their money
gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • at that early age she had been gullible and in love
  • He was a gullible sort of man, he knew me by sight and reputation and it was inconceivable to him that a man of my standing should actually be a murderer!
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • "I was just thinking," said the spider, "that people are very gullible."
    E. B. White  --  Charlotte's Web
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • Lucky for me, Mom was gullible enough to believe me whenever I told her everything was fine over the phone, despite my less than awesome acting abilities.
    Kody Keplinger  --  The DUFF: (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • ...gullible, vulnerable girlfriends, looking back as the knowing adults they pretended to be in the beginning,
    Toni Morrison  --  The Bluest Eye
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • Emily hadn't seen them in years, and wondered if they were still as gullible as they used to be.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • gullible = easily tricked
  • A wizard young, foolish, and gullible - wandered across my path in the forest I had made my home.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • And the curious people laughed and were discussing how foolishly and gullibly the common people were spreading such empty rumours.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • gullibly = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • I stood there pitying Mr. Ludsbury for his fatal thinness and reflecting that after all he had always had a gullible side.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • A tale told to frighten the gullible.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • gullible = people easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • They had become quite deft at sifting accurate information out of the stories of the hopelessly ignorant, gullible news writers.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • You're such a gullible fellow, Dustfinger.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • It was possible he was just that gullible.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • "It's a board with a little glass you move around, and it tells the future!" Everybody laughs, even their mother, for Maria Teresa's voice is bursting with gullible excitement.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • Black people who had witnessed this all over the country could only despair at the gullibility of white people who, seeing all this, swallowed the old line that it was caused by communists and black agitators.
    John Howard Griffin  --  Black Like Me
  • gullibility = the trait of being easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • In the car-selling business, if you can convince someone to ..., you can make as much in commission off that one gullible customer as you might from half a dozen or so customers who are prepared to drive a hard bargain.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • She was just as gullible as my mom.
    Kody Keplinger  --  The DUFF: (Designated Ugly Fat Friend)
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • Frankly, they're not very bright. Or maybe they're just really gullible.
    Lincoln Pierce  --  Big Nate - In a Class by Himself
  • gullible = easily tricked because of being too trusting
  • What does 'gullible' mean?
    E. B. White  --  Charlotte's Web

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