Home      Discussion      Topics      Dictionary      Almanac
Signup       Login
Inside Out

Inside Out

WordNet



adverb


(1)   With the inside facing outward
"She turned the shirt inside out"
(2)   Thoroughly; from every perspective
"She knows this town inside out"
Wiktonary



Adverb


inside out
  1. 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.

  1. 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.