Examples of guileless in a Sentence
she was an easygoing, guileless young woman who was comfortable just being herself
Recent Examples of guileless from the Web
Ja Rule, guileless or not, threw McFarland under the bus.
Stories aimed for young readers are often guileless, seeking fun for fun's sake.
Hemingway’s pages on Fitzgerald in A Moveable Feast, for all their cruelty, capture the true source of Fitzgerald’s appeal as both person and writer—in his guileless compulsion for intimate, at times embarrassing, disclosure.
These lush works, like Hughes’s paintings currently on view in the Whitney Biennial, use every trick in the book to seduce, but still manage to come off as guileless visions of not-so-far-away worlds.
Jason Kuykendall’s silky Trigorin, an acclaimed writer and Emma’s lover, is a wonder of perfect restraint and guileless seduction.
But something about this guileless brand of American optimism resonates.
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GUILELESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of guileless for English Language Learners
: very innocent
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