Synonyms for credulous
- born yesterday
- easy mark
- falling for
- swallow whole
- taken in
Antonyms for credulous
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CREDULOUS
She smiled the credulous smile of ignorant innocence and pulled the gate open.
As for the necklace, I will pay for it myself, and so pay for my credulous folly.
The spy was devout to the point of bigoted, credulous superstition.
Madame de Montespan was as credulous as only the very devout can be.
Then, sternly: "Think you I came here to play the credulous husband?"
If he were inclined to be credulous, this was second sight I had.
But poor James Carey, who had been credulous and weak, was made of other stuff.
But we must not be credulous, and there are three cautions to be borne in mind.
Jimmy, poor, credulous boy, had already been gotten out of the way.
The secret is hard to fathom; but Pitt and Dundas were clearly too credulous.
1570s, from Latin credulus "that easily believes, trustful," from credere "to believe" (see credo). Related: Credulously; credulousness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CREDULOUS
- high on
- nuts for
- turned on