1. [ verb ] make a fool or dupe of
Synonyms: fool befool dupe
Related terms: deceive chump
2. [ verb ] fool or hoax
Synonyms: take_in dupe put_one_over fool cod put_on befool put_one_across slang

"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone" "You can't fool me!"

Related terms: deceive pull_the_leg_of chump victim fraud take-in
3. [ noun ] a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
Synonyms: fool fish sucker chump schlemiel soft_touch patsy shlemiel fall_guy mug mark
Related terms: victim fool absorb
4. [ noun ] (zoology) mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
Synonyms: seagull sea_gull
Related terms: larid herring_gull black-backed_gull laughing_gull ivory_gull kittiwake mew
Similar spelling:   gully