Definitions for credulousˈkrɛdʒ ə ləs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word credulous

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. credulous(adj)

    disposed to believe on little evidence

    "the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous"

  2. credulous(adj)

    showing a lack of judgment or experience

    "so credulous he believes everything he reads"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. credulous(Adjective)

    Excessively ready to believe things; gullible.

  2. Origin: Originated in 1576, from credulus, from credo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Credulous(adj)

    apt to believe on slight evidence; easily imposed upon; unsuspecting

  2. Credulous(adj)

    believed too readily

  3. Origin: [L. credulus, fr. credere. See Creed.]


Translations for credulous

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for credulous »

Translation

Find a translation for the credulous definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these credulous definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"credulous." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Apr. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/credulous>.

Are we missing a good definition for credulous? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for credulous:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.