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Adjective: naif  naa'eef
  1. Marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience
    "a teenager's naif ignorance of life";
    - naive, naïve, naïf
Noun: naif  naa'eef
  1. A naive or inexperienced person
    - naïf

Derived forms: naïfs, naifs

See also: childlike, credulous, dewy-eyed, fleeceable, green, gullible, ingenuous, innocent, round-eyed, simple, simple-minded, simplistic, uninformed, unsophisticated, unworldly, wet behind the ears, wide-eyed

Type of: inexperienced person, innocent

Encyclopedia: Naif