guileless

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adjective guile·less \ˈgī(-ə)l-ləs\

Definition of guileless

guilelessly

adverb

guilelessness

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Examples of guileless in a sentence

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

Circa 1616

First Known Use of guileless

circa 1616


GUILELESS Defined for English Language Learners

guileless

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adjective guile·less \ˈgī(-ə)l-ləs\

Definition of guileless for English Language Learners

  • : very innocent



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