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naïf

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adjective na·ïf \nä-ˈēf\
variants: or

naif

Definition of naïf

  1. :  naive

Examples of naïf in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of naïf

French


First Known Use: circa 1598


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naïf

noun na·ïf
variants: or

naif

Definition of naïf

  1. :  a naive person

1891

First Known Use of naïf

1891

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