wrong side up


Definition of wrong side up

: in such a way that the upper and the lower parts are reversed in position : upside down Lay the original upholstery pieces wrong side up on the wrong side of the new fabric …— Kaisha Langton Others in relationships are discovering new, … baffling habits that their partners partake in …. Will a bunch of people break up over putting the toilet paper on the roll, wrong side up?— Harron Walker

Other Words from wrong side up

wrong-side-up adjective
… waved his flag upside-down, seemingly not realizing his flag was wrong-side-up. — Alejandro Ramirez

First Known Use of wrong side up

1779, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wrong side up was in 1779

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“Wrong side up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wrong%20side%20up. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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