Definition of 'ingenue'
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If I go on in this part much longer, I'll be typecast as the pert ingenue for the next ten years. THE AMBASSADOR'S WOMEN
She's not a complete fashion ingénue and has always had lots of clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)As a teenage ingénue, the wardrobe department had to hide her in a cupboard when certain rapacious producers were on the prowl. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cast mainly in ingénue roles because of her wholesome appearance, she made more than 20 films in just three years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Now, I am no political ingénue. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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