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faux-naïf, faux-naif (foh nah EEF) (noun); faux-naïfs, faux-naifs (pl)
Someone who pretends to be innocent and who presents an attitude of simplicity: In an effort to sell his new scientific book, Jeb presented himself as a faux-naïf so the publisher would think that the contents would be easy for all readers to understand and not just sophisticated scientists.
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