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Webster 1913 Edition


Naif

Na′ïfˊ

([GREEK]; formerly [GREEK])
,
Adj.
[F.
naïf
. See
Naïve
.]
1.
Having a true natural luster without being cut; – applied by jewelers to a precious stone.
2.
Naïve;
as, a
naïf
remark
.
London Spectator.

Definition 2019


naif

naif

See also: naïf

English

Alternative forms

Adjective

naif (comparative naifer, superlative naifest)

  1. Naive.

Noun

naif (plural naifs)

  1. One who is naive.

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Anagrams


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowing from French naïf.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'na.if/

Adjective

naif m, f (plural naifs)

  1. naive

Turkish

Etymology

Borrowing from French naïf.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɑ:'if/
  • Hyphenation: na‧if

Adjective

naif (comparative daha naif, superlative en naif)

  1. naive