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ingenue


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ing'enue  \In`g['e]`nue"\  ([a^]N`zh[asl]`n[.u]"),  n.;  pl 
  {-nues}.  [F.,  fem.  of  ing['e]nu  ingenious.] 
  An  ingenuous  or  na["i]ve  girl  or  young  woman,  or  an  actress 
  representing  such  a  person. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ingenue 
  n  1:  an  actress  who  specializes  in  playing  the  role  of  an  artless 
  innocent  young  girl 
  2:  an  artless  innocent  young  girl  (especially  as  portrayed  on 
  the  stage) 
  3:  the  role  of  an  innocent  artless  young  woman  in  a  play 




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