any of numerous long-winged, web-toed, aquatic birds of the family Laridae, having usually white plumage with a gray back and wings.
- gull-like, adjective
Other definitions for gull (2 of 2)
to deceive, trick, or cheat.
a person who is easily deceived or cheated; dupe.
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How to use gull in a sentence
After 50 years, members of the Huna Tlingit people can finally collect harvest sea gull eggs again in Glacier National Park.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive | Ben Jacobs | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yes, and a terrible lie—designed to gull money from a generous, unsuspecting public.Colonel of Truth: The KFC Hoax and the Idiocy of Crowdfunding for Bullying Victims | Scott Bixby | June 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“These were not the finest Santa suits,” said the bartender at the Rusty gull.Criminal Santas: Grapevine Murders, Bank Robberies, More (Photos) | Josh Dzieza | December 28, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
gull introduced Mortenson to the villagers as being a medical doctor and professor at an American medical college.
Asma gull Hasan was born in Chicago to Pakistani immigrant parents and grew up in Colorado.
On this occasion, however, the tug appeared somewhat late on the scene, and hailed the gull.
The drama, as far as the gull-Light was concerned, ended that night with the disappearance of the tug and lifeboat.
The mate and men rushed on deck in time to see a large ship pass close to the bow of the gull.
Little more than an hour before midnight another craft was observed driving down on the hawse of the gull.
Meanwhile the sun went down, and the lanterns of the Goodwin, the gull, and the South sandhead floating lights went up.
British Dictionary definitions for gull (1 of 2)
any aquatic bird of the genus Larus and related genera, such as L. canus (common gull or mew) having long pointed wings, short legs, and a mostly white plumage: family Laridae, order Charadriiformes: Related adjective: larine
- gull-like, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for gull (2 of 2)
a person who is easily fooled or cheated
(tr) to fool, cheat, or hoax
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