Pronunciation: (in'u-sunt),[key] —adj. 1. free from moral wrong; without sin; pure: innocent children. 2. free from legal or specific wrong; guiltless: innocent of the crime. 3. not involving evil intent or motive: an innocent misrepresentation. 4. not causing physical or moral injury; harmless: innocent fun. 5. devoid (usually fol. by of): a law innocent of merit. 6. having or showing the simplicity or naiveté of an unworldly person; guileless; ingenuous.
7. uninformed or unaware; ignorant.
—n. 1. an innocent person.
2. a young child.
3. a guileless person.
4. a simpleton or idiot.
5. Usually, innocents.(used with a sing. v.) bluet (def. 1).