Learner's definition of INNOCENT
[more innocent; most innocent]
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.
always used before a noun
not deserving to be harmed
an innocent victim
lacking experience with the world and the bad things that happen in life
not intended to cause harm or trouble
not used before a noun
having no knowledge of something