And sure, actresses and ingenues were getting excited about it after the huge gains.
I didn't know that your taste ran to ingenues to such an extent.
I discovered my two ingenues might have been taken from the Forest Home!
1848, from French ingénue "artless girl, especially on the stage," fem. of ingénu "ingenuous, artless, simple" (13c.), from Latin ingenuus (see ingenuous). Italicized in English into 20c.