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Synonyms for gudgeon

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

Synonyms for gudgeon

small spiny-finned fish of coastal or brackish waters having a large head and elongated tapering body having the ventral fins modified as a sucker

small slender European freshwater fish often used as bait by anglers

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The river abounds in pike, roach, dace, gudgeon, and eels, just here; and you can sit and fish for them all day.
Anybody can come in and say, "Oh, I caught fifteen dozen perch yesterday evening;" or "Last Monday I landed a gudgeon, weighing eighteen pounds, and measuring three feet from the tip to the tail.
Here he found that the rudder had been all but unshipped, probably as the vessel was lifted over the reef during the storm, but a single pintle remaining in its gudgeon.