- the internal parts of the body; entrails or viscera.
- the internal mechanism, parts, structure, etc., of something; the interior of something: an engine's innards.
Origin of innards
Examples from the Web for innards
Our animators are very excited to be drawing the innards of a human being.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS
January 8, 2015
One customer retooled a Nintendo Wii with its innards switched out for glued pennies.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks
December 19, 2014
Or you can mount a flayed rabbit to hang in your living room while a chef turns its innards into a nose-to-tail feast.Edible Taxidermy: It’s a Good Thing
August 5, 2014
But when I heard someone cock his rifle, I felt my innards dissolve.My Harrowing Kidnapping Ordeal in Syria
January 29, 2013
The book delivers a torrent of detail, in a form as precisely machined as the innards of a Swiss watch.The Search for Serious Literary Fiction for Republicans
November 5, 2012
That's a better bandobust than baynit get it in your innards.Soldiers Three, Part II.
He gave you three the127 head, and the hoofs, and the innards, and the tail.The Man Who Lost Himself
H. De Vere Stacpoole
Oh, I dunno, Jud, but I've got a powerful hurtin' in my innards.The Bishop of Cottontown
John Trotwood Moore
This city will destroy itself, like a rat eating its own innards.The Saracen: The Holy War
So saying, he let the grateful sunlight into the Dromedary's innards.Humour of the North
Lawrence J. Burpee
- the internal organs of the body, esp the viscera
- the interior parts or components of anything, esp the working parts
Word Origin and History for innards
1825, innerds, dialectal variant of inwards "the bowels" (c.1300); see inward.