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  • as inactor
  • as ingreenhorn

synonyms for ingénue

  • artist
  • character
  • clown
  • comedian
  • entertainer
  • performer
  • player
  • star
  • villain
  • amateur
  • barnstormer
  • extra
  • foil
  • ham
  • headliner
  • idol
  • impersonator
  • lead
  • mime
  • mimic
  • pantomimist
  • play-actor
  • soubrette
  • stand-in
  • stooge
  • thespian
  • trouper
  • understudy
  • ventriloquist
  • walk-on
  • bit player
  • hambone
  • ingenue
  • straight person
  • thesp
See also synonyms for: ingénues
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antonyms for ingénue

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  • audience
  • fan
  • professional
  • expert
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How to use ingénue in a sentence

It established her at once as an unstagey ingenue—simple, unspoiled, unacquainted with the formulas and formalities of the world.
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
Cora was my ingenue opposite, it fell out, and so we played at love-making, while meeting coldly at the family dining table.
A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDERHAMLIN GARLAND
To the world in general she was still the big-eyed ingenue, learning to take her place in society.
JEWEL WEEDALICE AMES WINTER
The Heroine and Ingenue hold each other by the hand and take ballet steps in waltz time.
CONTEMPORARY ONE-ACT PLAYSSIR JAMES M. BARRIE
The girl was very pretty, in an appealing ingenue way, her type being of the clinging order.
POLLY'S SOUTHERN CRUISELILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
For the boy was unpleasantly conceited as a precocious worldling, and the girl as unpleasantly complacent in her role of ingenue.
A SAPPHO OF GREEN SPRINGSBRET HARTE
Every cell of her body was alive—thin wrists, quince-blossom skin, ingenue eyes, black hair.
MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
She felt the ingenue's usually complacent eyes suddenly fixed upon her with an unhallowed precocity, and as quickly withdrawn.
A SAPPHO OF GREEN SPRINGSBRET HARTE
Isabelle had walked with an artificial gait at nine and a half, and when her eyes, wide and starry, proclaimed the ingenue most.
THIS SIDE OF PARADISEF. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Florence Pitt played ingenue in stock when she was only fifteen!
THE STORY OF JULIA PAGEKATHLEEN NORRIS
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