innards

plural noun
in·​nards | \ˈi-nərdz \

Definition of innards 

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

2 : the internal parts especially of a structure or mechanism

Synonyms & Antonyms for innards

Synonyms

inside, interior, within

Antonyms

exterior, outside

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First Known Use of innards

circa 1825, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for innards

alteration of inwards

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Inn

in name

in name only

innards

innate

innated

innatism

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The first known use of innards was circa 1825

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innards

noun

English Language Learners Definition of innards

: the internal organs of a person or an animal

: the inside parts of something

innards

noun plural
in·​nards | \ˈin-ərdz \

Medical Definition of innards 

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

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