inside job

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of inside job

: done by or with the help of someone in a position within an organization or group
  • No one knows who robbed the bank, but the police suspect that it may have been an inside job.

Word by Word Definitions

inside play
  1. : an interior or internal part or place : the part within

  2. : inward nature, thoughts, or feeling

  3. : viscera, entrails

  1. : on the inner side

  2. : in or into the interior

  3. : to or on the inside

  1. : of, relating to, or being on or near the inside

  2. : relating or known to a select group

  3. : behind-the-scenes

  1. : in or into or as if in or into the interior of

  2. : on the inner side of

  3. : within

job play
  1. : a regular remunerative position

  2. : a specific duty, role, or function

  3. : something that has to be done : task

  1. : to do odd or occasional pieces of work for hire

  2. : to carry on public business for private gain

  3. : to carry on the business of a middleman or wholesaler

  1. : of or relating to a job or to employment

  2. : used in, engaged in, or done as job work

  3. : that is for hire for a given service or period

  1. : the hero of the book of Job who endures afflictions with fortitude and faith

  2. : a narrative and poetic book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table


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