to profess ignorance while actually being in the know.
Paris Hilton expressed a disingenuous opinion about the business operations of Wal-Mart.
"Do they sell wall stuff?"
by Bill Bystedt December 8, 2003
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Insincere, not straight-forward
by Jason December 27, 2002
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Pronounced diss - in - genius is a godly word made by FlightReacts and it showed that hes a genius but the cameras werent on
Man this girl's disingenuous, cant lie shes a genius. Pull up lets get high fuck mars we on venus, I just like the way her lips moving sucking down my penis
by ygfeuigfeu August 26, 2020
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A word that gets thrown around in discussions in order to discredit an opposing side, sometimes for stating facts that one side couldn't refute. Often used by individuals to project and can be a gateway to Ad hominem.
Person 1: You're spewing nonsense and being disingenuous.

Person 2: I provided information and sources and you choose to ignore it, how am I being disingenuous?

Person 1:'re not disingenuous. You're just full of shit.

Person 2: *facepalm* What does it even means anymore?
by Idiot Finder April 8, 2020
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Maintaining an air of credibility when faced with your own lack of sincerity and honesty.

Rarely successful.
Mike: Fancy getting together later?
Jane: Won't your girlfriend mind?
Mike: What girlfriend?
Jane: The one you're in a relationship with on facebook?
Mike: That's nothing, we only went out a couple of times, nothing's happening!
Jane: Maybe you should tell her that :-)
Fleur: That's disingenuous mate!
by Angel_k March 26, 2011
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A young woman whose appearance of artless innocence hides a biting insincerity.
The disingenue projected incompetence and bewilderment at the menial tasks of her internship, but only because she felt they were beneath her.
by bluestocking February 25, 2008
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