Inside-out



[preposition in-sahyd, in-sahyd; adverb in-sahyd; noun in-sahyd; adjective in-sahyd, in-, in-sahyd] /preposition ˌɪnˈsaɪd, ˈɪnˌsaɪd; adverb ˌɪnˈsaɪd; noun ˈɪnˈsaɪd; adjective ˌɪnˈsaɪd, ˈɪn-, ˈɪnˌsaɪd/

preposition
1.
on the inner or part of; within:
inside the circle; inside the envelope.
2.
prior to the elapse of; within:
He promised to arrive inside an hour.
adverb
3.
or into the inner part:
Please go inside.
4.
indoors:
They play inside on rainy days.
5.
within one’s heart, reason, etc.; by true nature; basically:
I know inside that he’s not guilty. Inside, she’s really very shy.
6.
Slang. prison.
noun
7.
the inner or internal part; interior:
the inside of the house.
8.
the inner or surface:
the inside of the hand; He pinned the money to the inside of his jacket.
9.
Usually, insides. Informal. the inner parts of the body, especially the stomach and intestines:
The coffee scalded my insides.
10.
a select or inner circle of power, prestige, etc.:
a man on the inside.
11.
the shortest of several parallel, curving tracks or lanes; the part of an oval track closest to the inner rail:
The horse came up fast on the inside.
12.
the inward nature, mind, feelings, etc.
13.
Slang. confidential or secret information.
14.
an inside passenger or place a coach, carriage, etc.
adjective
15.
situated or being on or the inside; interior; internal:
an inside seat.
16.
acting, employed, done, or originating within a building or place:
He used to work on the dock but now he has an inside job.
17.
derived from the inner circle of those concerned and having private knowledge of a situation:
inside information.
18.
Baseball. (of a pitched ball) passing between home plate and the batter:
The pitch was low and inside.
Idioms
19.
inside of, Informal. within the space or period of:
Our car broke down again inside of a mile.
20.
inside out,

noun (ˈɪnˈsaɪd)
1.
the interior; inner or enclosed part or surface
2.
the side of a path away from the road or adjacent to a wall
3.
(also pl) (informal) the internal organs of the body, esp the stomach and bowels
4.
inside of, in a period of time less than; within
5.
inside out, with the inside facing outwards
6.
know something inside out, to know something thoroughly or perfectly
preposition (ˌɪnˈsaɪd)
7.
in or to the interior of; within or to within; on the inside of
adjective (ˈɪnˌsaɪd)
8.
on or of an interior; on the inside: an inside door
9.
(prenominal) arranged or provided by someone within an organization or building, esp illicitly: the raid was an inside job, inside information
adverb (ˌɪnˈsaɪd)
10.
within or to within a thing or place; indoors
11.
by nature; fundamentally: inside, he’s a good chap
12.
(slang) in or into prison
adj.

“with the in side being out,” c.1600, from inside + out (adv.).
n.

late 14c., ynneside “interior of the body,” compound of in (adv.) + side (n.). The adjective is 1610s, from the noun. Inside job “robbery, espionage, etc., committed by or with the help of a resident or servant of a place” is attested by 1887, American English (also, late 19c., early 20c., “indoors work”). Inside track “advantage” is metaphoric because those lanes are shorter on a curved track. Inside of, in reference to time, is from 1839.

adverb

In prison (1888+ Prison)

Related Terms

on the inside

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