Synonyms of gull in English:


See definition of gull


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, sell a pup to, take to the cleaners, con, do, sting, gyp, rip off, diddle, swizzle, shaft, bilk, rook, bamboozle, finagle

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

NZ Australian informal dill

British dated, informal juggins