innards

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plural noun in·nards \ˈi-nərdz\

Definition of innards

  1. 1 :  the internal organs of a human being or animal; especially :  viscera

  2. 2 :  the internal parts especially of a structure or mechanism

Examples of innards in a sentence

  1. <unpleasant memories of having to examine the innards of a frog for science class>

  2. <consumers are warned against poking around in the innards of the air conditioner>

Origin and Etymology of innards

alteration of inwards


First Known Use: circa 1825


INNARDS Defined for English Language Learners

innards

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plural noun in·nards \ˈi-nərdz\

Definition of innards for English Language Learners

  • : the internal organs of a person or an animal

  • : the inside parts of something


Medical Dictionary

innards

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noun plural in·nards \ˈin-ərdz\

Medical Definition of innards

  1. :  the internal organs of a human being or animal; especially :  viscera



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