wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup

NEW: Pecarus, by Lexmilian de Mello,
A Book of Poetry Inspired by Wordswarm.net

Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

cullet
Cullibility
Cullible
Cullies
Cullinan diamond
Culling
Cullion
Cullionly
Cullis
Cullises
Culloden
Culloden Moor
Culls
cullum
Cullyism
Culm
Culmen
Culmiferous
Culminal
culminant
Culminate
Culminated
Culminating
culminating point
Culmination

Full-text Search for "Cully"
5221


Cully definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CULLY, n. [See the Verb.] A person who is meanly deceived, tricked or imposed on, as by a sharper, jilt, or strumpet; a mean dupe.
CULLY, v.t. To deceive; to trick, cheat or impose on; to jilt.

Merriam Webster's

I. noun (plural cullies) Etymology: perhaps alteration of cullion Date: 1664 one easily tricked or imposed on ; dupe II. transitive verb (cullied; cullying) Date: 1676 archaic cheat, deceive

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cully Cul"ly, v. t. [See Cully,n., and cf. D. kullen to cheat, gull.] To trick, cheat, or impose on; to deceive. ``Tricks to cully fools.'' --Pomfret.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Cully Cul"ly (k?l"l?), n.; pl. Cullies (-l?z). [Abbrev. fr. cullion.] A person easily deceived, tricked, or imposed on; a mean dupe; a gull. I have learned that . . . I am not the first cully whom she has passed upon for a countess. --Addison.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n. Dupe, gull, cat's paw, credulous person. II. v. a. Cheat, trick, dupe, gull, chouse, deceive, delude, overreach, cozen, circumvent, beguile, impose upon.

1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue

A fog or fool: also, a dupe to women: from the Italian word coglione, a blockhead.



comments powered by Disqus

Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup