naïf


1na·ïf

adjective \nä-ˈēf\

Definition of NAÏF

:  naive

Variants of NAÏF

na·ïf or na·if \nä-ˈēf\

Examples of NAÏF

  1. <the senator, newly elected and still naïf, will learn soon enough how Washington really works>

Origin of NAÏF

French
First Known Use: 1598

2naïf

noun

Definition of NAÏF

:  a naive person

Variants of NAÏF

naïf or naif

First Known Use of NAÏF

1893

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