gull definition

  • noun:
    • Any of different chiefly seaside aquatic wild birds regarding the household Laridae, having long wings, webbed legs, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and in most cases gray and white plumage.
    • an individual who is very easily tricked or cheated; a dupe.
    • A seabird of the genus Larus or of family Laridae.
    • A cheating trick; a fraud.
    • One quickly cheated; a dupe.
    • A cheating or cheat; strategy; fraudulence.
    • One quickly cheated; a dupe.
    • one of the main species of long-winged water birds associated with genus Larus and allied genera.
    • An unfledged bird; a nestling.
    • A gosling.
    • A large trout.
    • Compare gullfish.
    • The bloom for the willow in the spring.
    • A simpleton; a fool; a dupe; one effortlessly cheated.
    • A cheating or cheat; a trick; fraud.
    • A long-winged, web-footed bird associated with subfamily Larinæ, household Laridæ, and purchase Longipennes.
    • Some sea-bird resembling a gull, as a skua or jäger, a tern or sea-swallow, a booby or gannet, etc.
    • The younger for the herring-gull, Larus argentatus, and of sundry related types, whenever plumage is mostly grey.
    • The white-winged gull, Larus leucopterus. Both have been known as Larus islandicus.
    • A channel for liquid; in addition, a stream.
    • a person who is gullible and easy to benefit from
    • mainly white aquatic bird having lengthy pointed wings and quick feet
  • verb-transitive:
    • To deceive or cheat.
    • To deceive; to cheat; to mislead; to trick; to defraud.
  • verb:
    • To deceive or cheat
    • To mislead
    • To trick and defraud
    • fool or hoax
    • make a fool or dupe of
  • others:
    • To deceive; cheat; mislead by deception; trick; defraud.
    • Synonyms To dupe, cozen, beguile, enforce upon.
    • To sweep away by the power of working liquid: same as gully.
    • To ingest.

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