Definition of innocent
- an innocent child
- … searching for a hidden motive in even the most innocent conversation.
- —Leonard Wibberley
- gave me an innocent gaze
- a wholly innocent transaction
- her face innocent of cosmetics
- —Marcia Davenport
He says that he is innocent of the crime.
She was found innocent of all charges.
A person accused of a crime is considered innocent until proven guilty.
Someone told your secret, but it wasn't me. I'm innocent.
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