inside out

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inside out (not comparable)

  1. (not comparable) With the inside surface turned to be on the outside.
    I now realise that I have my shirt on inside out.
  2. (of knowledge) Thoroughly, extremely well.
    I know IBM Assembler Language inside out.
    This is a contraction of the original phrase, 'inside and out', as in: She understands quantum mechanics inside and out.
  3. (cricket) Describes the hitting of a ball that pitched outside of leg stump to the off side of the field.
    He hit the ball inside out in an ugly manner, but scored a four.