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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A naive, innocent girl or young woman.

Usage examples (35)
  • She wanted to be a great actress, not just the latest ingenue.
  • But you can bet they're wishing that their ingenue was a little less ripe and a lot more bashful:
  • All exquisite, pineapple pants included, but the Laker's hat "ingenue" gets the prize!
  • "I don't need a doctor!" exclaimed the ingenue, sharply. for more
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