- The definition of a gull is a shorebird in the family Laridae, or a person who is easily tricked.
- An example of a gull is a seagull.
- An example of a gull is a person who always falls for tricks.
- Gull is defined as to trick.
An example of gull is to pull a senior prank in school.
nounpl. gulls or
any of various shorebirds of a worldwide family (Laridae), with large wings, slender legs, webbed feet, a strong, hooked bill, and feathers of chiefly white and gray
Origin of gullMiddle English from Celt, as in Cornish gullan, Welsh gwylan, Breton gwelan
a person easily cheated or tricked; dupe
Origin of gullMiddle English gulle, silly fellow, literally , unfledged bird from gul, yellow from Old Norse gulr, akin to goll, gold
to cheat or trick; dupe
Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
Origin of gullMiddle English gulle possibly of Brythonic origin
A person who is easily tricked or cheated; a dupe.
transitive verbgulled, gull·ing, gulls
To deceive or cheat.
Origin of gullProbably from gull to swallow (obsolete) from Middle English golen to pretend to swallow from gole throat perhaps from Old French goule ; see gullet .
- (soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Torquay United Football Club.