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Ingenue

see synonyms of ingenue

1. ingenue

an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl

2. ingenue

an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

3. ingenue

the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play

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Ingenue

see synonyms of ingenue
noun
formal
an innocent and unsophisticated young woman
This was no fragile ingenue. Caroline knew exactly what she was doing.
noun
an artless, innocent, or inexperienced girl or young woman

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Ingenue

see synonyms of ingenue
noun
1. 
an innocent, inexperienced, unworldly young woman
2.  Theatre
a. 
the role of such a character
b. 
an actress playing such a role or roles

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Ingenue

see synonyms of ingenue
n.
1. A naive, innocent girl or young woman.
2.
a. The role of an ingénue in a dramatic production.
b. An actress playing such a role.

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