verb (used with object)
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Origin of evert
OTHER WORDS FROM evertun·e·vert·ed, adjective
Words nearby evert
Example sentences from the Web for everted
Wide mouth with everted lip and large round-sectioned string-rim of unusual character.
Ectropium is the opposite condition from entropium; in it the eyelids are everted and the palpebral conjunctiva is exposed.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery|Joseph Bell
In all grossly sensual nations and individuals, the lips are everted even at the angles.Beauty|Alexander Walker
The wall was decorated with narrow horizontal bands and a wide foliate zone below the everted rim.
In consequence of this the cleft of the blastopore lay between the normal blastopore-lip and the everted border of the other lip.The Biological Problem of To-day|Oscar Hertwig