Learner's definition of INNOCENT
[more innocent; most innocent]
1 : not guilty of a crime or other wrong act
He says that he is innocent of the crime.
She was found innocent of all charges.
A person accused of a crime is considered innocent until proven guilty.
Someone told your secret, but it wasn't me. I'm innocent.
2 always used before a noun : not deserving to be harmed
an innocent victim
3 : lacking experience with the world and the bad things that happen in life 4 : not intended to cause harm or trouble 5 not used before a noun, somewhat formal : having no knowledge of something