Synonyms for ingénue
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : an-zhuh-noo, -nyoo; French an-zhey-ny|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæn ʒəˌnu, -ˌnyu; French ɛ̃ ʒeɪˈnü|
Top 10 synonyms for ingénue Other synonyms for the word ingénue
- bit player
- new hand
- straight person
Définition of ingénueOrigin :
- 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.
- As in actor : noun person who performs, entertains by role-playing
- As in greenhorn : noun inexperienced person
- I was no longer "Diane," the ingenue whom she patronized as well as admired.
- Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
- The result is extravagantly and deliciously funny—Just the Book for an Ingenue.
- Extract from : « Over the Seas for Uncle Sam » by Elaine Sterne
- Usually, indeed, she is charming in what are called "ingenue" rles.
- Extract from : « Interpreters » by Carl Van Vechten
- It was rumored that he and the ingenue—but there, I am not supposed to tell secrets.
- Extract from : « The Moving Picture Girls » by Laura Lee Hope
- She suggested an ingenue who had been suddenly sent on in the role of the Russian adventuress.
- Extract from : « Vera » by Richard Harding Davis
- Evidently she is cast for the 'ingenue' part in this little social drama!
- Extract from : « A Fascinating Traitor » by Richard Henry Savage
- The result is extravagantly and deliciously funny–Just the Book for an Ingenue.
- Extract from : « Chicken Little Jane on the Big John » by Lily Munsell Ritchie
- There, seeking asylum from the greater heat of the wings he came upon the ingenue, indulging in the luxury of exhausted tears.
- Extract from : « The Tyranny of Weakness » by Charles Neville Buck
- It was the part of an ingenue, which just suited Geraldine's youth and naivette.
- Extract from : « Pretty Geraldine, the New York Salesgirl » by Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller
- For thus did the starry happiness that glowed within the beatific bosom of the little "ingenue" make Arcady around her.
- Extract from : « Harlequin and Columbine » by Booth Tarkington
Antonyms for ingénue
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