Today’s word of the day is gullible.
Gullible means that a person is particularly easily persuaded to take action, or believe something, based on the ‘say so’ of another person when there is little logic or credibility to what they are saying. This may also be described as taking someone else’s word for something when there is no credible reason for doing so.
The Cambridge Dictionary definition of gullible is ‘easily deceived or tricked, and too willing to believe everything that other people say‘.
Gullible is an adjective.
There is more information about adjectives in our Adjective Section.
An example sentence with the word gullible in it is:
- David was gullible for believing sailing advice received from someone who had never been in a boat.
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