- to turn outward or inside out.
Origin of evert
1375–1425 for earlier past participle sense; 1795–1805 for current sense; late Middle English < Latin ēvertere to overturn, equivalent to ē- e-1 + vertere to turn
- Chris(tine Marie),born 1954, U.S. tennis player.
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Examples from the Web for evert
To Evert and Hakon was assigned the duty of pulling in the nets.The Land of the Long Night
Paul du Chaillu
In which class, however, he again did not include Evert Winthrop.
But how could you suppose I meant that she had designs upon Evert for herself?
But how can I like the idea of sharing you with a stranger, Evert?
If you should ever marry that girl, Evert, my heart would be broken!
- (tr) to turn (an eyelid, the intestines, or some other bodily part) outwards or inside out
C16: from Latin ēvertere to overthrow, from vertere to turn
- Chris (tine). born 1954, US tennis player: winner of eighteen Grand Slam singles titles (1974–86), including the French Open a record seven times, the US Open a record six times, and Wimbledon three times
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- To turn inside out or outward.
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