noun, plural in·gé·nues [an-zhuh-nooz, -nyooz; French an-zhey-ny]. /ˈæn ʒəˌnuz, -ˌnyuz; French ɛ̃ ʒeɪˈnü/.
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Example sentences from the Web for ingénue
She's a steely ingenue, a fair-faced heroine, a leading lady.
See also: the girl in the band, who is often the ultimate ingenue.
It established her at once as an unstagey ingenue—simple, unspoiled, unacquainted with the formulas and formalities of the world.Children of the Whirlwind|Leroy Scott
Cora was my ingenue opposite, it fell out, and so we played at love-making, while meeting coldly at the family dining table.A Son of the Middle Border|Hamlin Garland
To the world in general she was still the big-eyed ingenue, learning to take her place in society.Jewel Weed|Alice Ames Winter
The Heroine and Ingenue hold each other by the hand and take ballet steps in waltz time.Contemporary One-Act Plays|Sir James M. Barrie
The girl was very pretty, in an appealing ingenue way, her type being of the clinging order.Polly's Southern Cruise|Lillian Elizabeth Roy