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|part of speech:
||readily believing and thus easily tricked or deceived.
She was gullible and believed the man's promise to make her rich if she gave him her money.
- credulous, unsuspicious
- astute, cagey, canny, skeptical, suspicious
- similar words:
- foolish, ingenuous, innocent, naive, susceptible, trustful, trusting, unsophisticated
||gullibly (adv.), gullibility (n.)