[in-uh nd-out, -uh n-]
- in or participating in a particular job, investment, etc., for a short time and then out, especially after realizing a quick profit.
- Manège. an obstacle consisting of two fences placed too far apart to be cleared in one jump and too close together to allow more than one or two strides between.
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Examples from the Web for in-and-out
The procedure was remarkably speedy—patients were in-and-out of the exam room in minutes.I Got a Weed License in Minutes
June 24, 2014
For the next two years she was in-and-out of the hospital monthly for wheezing and shortness-of-breath—until I took over her care.New Research Shows Poorly Understood “Leaky Gut Syndrome” Is Real, May Be the Cause of Several Diseases
March 27, 2014
Now, they're going to make 'em do some in-and-out jumping, see?Voces Populi
Now they're going to make 'em do some in-and-out jumping, see?
The “in-and-out” houses of London and their keepers, always sly crooks, form a particular study in themselves.The Stretton Street Affair
William Le Queux
You might make a position for us both by some such alliance; for, to tell the truth, I have had but in-and-out luck so far.Two on a Tower
Curious, in-and-out, wide and shallow stairs they were, with long passages and short turnings branching from them.The Story of Charles Strange Vol. 1 (of 3)
Mrs. Henry Wood