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ˈæn ʒəˌnu, ɛ̃ˈ-in·genue

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  1. ingenuenoun

    an actress who specializes in playing the role of an artless innocent young girl

  2. ingenuenoun

    an artless innocent young girl (especially as portrayed on the stage)

  3. ingenuenoun

    the role of an innocent artless young woman in a play

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  1. Meryl Streep Streep:

    To be honest, I think you'll find that the woman who is saying that (the roles have dried up) is the woman who at 40, 45, 48, still wants to play the ingénue and can't understand why she's not being cast as the 21-year-old.

  2. Leighton Meester:

    I dont talk about Arlo very much. I am very proud of that area of my life. But Im also really proud of the show, and of the work I do, i think the perception is: Youre an ingenue, or youre an icon, or youre a mom. Theres no in-between.

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