2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Ing'enue \In'g['e]'nue"\ ([a^]N'zh[asl]'n[.u]"), noun; 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. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



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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