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inside out

adverb

Definition of INSIDE OUT

1
:  in such a manner that the inner surface becomes the outer <turned the shirt inside out>
2
:  to a thorough degree <knows the subject inside out>
3
:  in or into a state of disarray often involving drastic reorganization <turned the business inside out>
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Examples of INSIDE OUT

  1. <after 20 years of employment there, he has come to know the company inside out>

First Known Use of INSIDE OUT

circa 1600
INSIDE OUT Defined for Kids

inside out

adverb

Definition of INSIDE OUT for Kids

1
:  in such a way that the inner surface becomes the outer <Your shirt is inside out.>
2
:  in or into a confused or disorganized state <The room was turned inside out.>

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