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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

na•ifnɑˈif(n.)

or na•ïf

  1. a naive or inexperienced person.

  2. (adj.)naive.

Origin of naif:

1590–1600; < MF; masc. of naive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. naif(adj)

    a naive or inexperienced person

  2. naive, naif(adj)

    marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

    "a teenager's naive ignorance of life"; "the naive assumption that things can only get better"; "this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances"

Wiktionary

  1. naif(Noun)

    One who is naive.

  2. naif(Adjective)

    Naive.

  3. Origin: From naïf.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naif(adj)

    having a true natural luster without being cut; -- applied by jewelers to a precious stone

  2. Naif(adj)

    naive; as, a naif remark

Freebase

  1. Naif

    Dubai Metro construction near Baniyas Square, Naif Naif is a locality in Deira side of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is a commercial and residential locality. Considering the nearby localities, Naif is larger in size. It is one of the oldest localities. The residents of this locality are mainly South Asians. Naif has the second-highest population density of all communities in Dubai.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

naive(adjective)

simple and straightforward in one's way of thinking, speaking etc.

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