Definition of gobemouche in English:

gobemouche

(also gobemouches)

noun

rare
  • A person who believes everything he or she is told; a gullible or credulous person.

Origin

Early 19th century. From French gobe-mouches credulous person (1782; from gober to swallow, to eat + mouches, plural of mouche fly); in some forms with reinterpretation of the final -s as marking the plural of the whole compound.

Pronunciation

gobemouche

/ˈɡɒbmuːʃ/