(also naïve)Translate naive | into German | into Spanish
(of a person or action) showing a lack of experience, wisdom, or judgment:the rather naive young man had been totally misled (of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent:Andy had a sweet, naive look when he smiled of or denoting art produced in a straightforward style that deliberately rejects sophisticated artistic techniques and has a bold directness resembling a child’s work, typically in bright colors with little or no perspective.
Remember that naive
is spelled with -ai-
in the middle. It can also be spelled naïve
, with two dots over the i
, as in the original French.she was nai
ve, with an a