right side out


variants or less commonly right-side out or right-side-out
US : in such a way that the intended outer surface is on the outside
He turned the T-shirts right side out and folded them.
Sew around the sleep mask … so that you leave an opening for turning the mask right-side out. Julie Finn
right side out adjective
or less commonly right-side-out or right-side out
a right side out mitten

Word History

First Known Use

1827, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of right side out was in 1827

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Cite this Entry

“Right side out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20side%20out. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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