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Noun: ingénue  'an-ju,noo [N. Amer], 'aÑ,zhe'nyoo or 'aÑ,zhu'noo [Brit]
  1. An actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl
     
  2. The role of an innocent artless young woman in a play
     
  3. An artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

Derived forms: ingénues

Type of: actor, character, histrion, juvenile, juvenile person, part, persona, player, role, role player, theatrical role, thespian