Definition of credulent in English:

credulent

adjective

  • Inclined to believe, especially on weak or insufficient grounds; credulous.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in William Warner (d. 1609), poet and lawyer. From classical Latin crēdulus + -ent, apparently after corpulent, fraudulent, etc.

Pronunciation

credulent

/ˈkrɛdjʊlənt/ /ˈkrɛdjʊl(ə)nt/ /ˈkrɛdʒʊlənt/