in·​nie ˈi-nē How to pronounce innie (audio)
plural innies
: a navel that is concave
It was a fine belly-button; I kept it clean, I was proud to have such an attractive innie.Alexa Erickson
Got an innie? You're in the majority. Ninety percent of humans have innies.David Freeman
compare outie

Examples of innie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the case of the navel, most people would rather have an innie. Washington Post, 24 June 2021

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Word History


in entry 2 + -ie

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of innie was in 1966

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“Innie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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