naif naif

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a naive or inexperienced person
  2. (adj) marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

Usage(s):

  1. A dangerous naif! A friend to terrorists! A closet socialist! against an opponent whose preternatural poise made McCain's every charge seem desperate.
  2. This choice is particularly odd since the film is about the kind of naif Capra adored and Sturges affectionately satirized.
  3. This is a valid, if modest, insight, and Gray projects himself agreeably as a rational naif.

News

  1. St. Louis grocer arrested on food stamp fraud charges

    ST. LOUIS—A St. Louis grocer accused of fraud is now in the custody of U.S. customs agents. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 48-year-old Ebraheem Naif was arrested Monday at Washington Dulles International Airport after arriving from Kuwait. Naif owns Abe’s Gravois Discount. He was indicted by a federal grand jury in November on three counts of wire fraud and two counts of food stamp ...
    on January 2, 2014     Source: KMOV St. Louis

  2. St. Louis grocer nabbed at D.C. airport in food stamp fraud case

    Ebraheem Naif, 48, owns Abe's Gravois Discount.
    on January 2, 2014     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Quotes

  1. The newspaper had harsh words for Barack Obama, saying, "There is no room for a naif in the Oval Office."
    on Sep 30, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "Thanks to the generosity of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and Interior Minister Prince Naif, who have helped thousands of children and their families to benefit from this assistance which would provide high-quality health and...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Abu Laban Source: Arab News

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