inside out

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In the sense thoroughly, an asyndetic clipping of inside and out.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɪnsaɪdˈaʊt/
  • (file)

Adverb[edit]

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.
  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.

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Adjective[edit]

inside out (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of inside-out.

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