- marked by a pretense of simplicity or innocence; disingenuous.
- a person who shrewdly affects an attitude or pose of simplicity or innocence.
Origin of faux-naïf
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- appearing or seeking to appear simple and unsophisticateda faux-naïf narration
- a person who pretends to be naïve
French: false naïve