Synonyms of gull in English:


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See Spanish definition of gaviota


1‘she knew she wouldn't be able to gull him’

hoodwink, hoax, dupe, deceive, trick, fool, make a fool of, mislead, take in, delude, misguide
lead on, inveigle, seduce, ensnare, entrap, beguile
swindle, defraud, cheat, double-cross
informal pull the wool over someone's eyes, pull a fast one on, put one over on, take to the cleaners, con, do, sting, rip off, diddle, shaft, bilk, rook, bamboozle, finagle
British informal swizzle, sell a pup to
North American informal sucker, snooker, stiff, euchre, bunco, hornswoggle
Australian informal pull a swifty on
archaic cozen, sharp
rare mulct


1‘she is unaware of being the gull of John's plot’

dupe, victim, pawn, puppet, instrument
fool, simpleton, innocent
informal sucker, stooge, sitting duck, sitting target, soft touch, pushover, chump, muggins, charlie, fall guy
British informal mug
North American informal pigeon, patsy, sap, schlemiel, mark
Australian, New Zealand informal dill
British informal, dated juggins