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English noun: gull

1. gull (person) a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

Synonymschump, fall guy, fool, mark, mug, patsy, soft touch, sucker

Broader (hypernym)dupe, victim

2. gull (animal) mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs

Synonymssea gull, seagull

Broader (hypernym)larid

Narrower (hyponym)black-backed gull, blackcap, cob, great black-backed gull, herring gull, ivory gull, kittiwake, Larus argentatus, Larus canus, Larus marinus, Larus ridibundus, laughing gull, mew, mew gull, Pagophila eburnea, pewit, pewit gull, sea mew

English verb: gull

1. gull (social) make a fool or dupe of

Synonymsbefool, fool

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

2. gull (communication) fool or hoax

SamplesThe immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone.
You can't fool me!.

Synonymsbefool, cod, dupe, fool, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, take in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)betray, deceive, lead astray

Narrower (hyponym)kid, pull the leg of

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