English definition of “innocent”
NOT GUILTY › not guilty of committing a crime: He claims to be innocent of the crime.
NO EXPERIENCE › not having much experience of life and not knowing about the bad things that happen: an innocent young woman
NOT DESERVED › used to emphasize that someone who was hurt had done nothing wrong: Several innocent civilians were killed in the bombing.
NOT INTENDED TO HARM › not intended to harm or upset anyone: It was an innocent mistake. innocently adverb