guileless

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adjective guile·less \ˈgī(-ə)l-ləs\

Definition of guileless

  1. :  innocent, naive a straightforward man with a guileless smile

guilelessly

adverb

guilelessness

noun

Examples of guileless in a Sentence

  1. she was an easygoing, guileless young woman who was comfortable just being herself

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Origin and Etymology of guileless

see guile


GUILELESS Defined for English Language Learners

guileless

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adjective

Definition of guileless for English Language Learners

  • : very innocent



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