Origin of inner
Examples from the Web for inner
Le Femme Finishing School helps transwomen find their inner beauty, no matter their age.
For his part though, the dude with the inner grandma is pretty much just looking ahead.Chris Colfer on Writing, Acting, and the Pain of Being A Pop Culture Trailblazer|Oliver Jones|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There must be in his life, as Truffaut remarked about Hitchcock's films, “inner fire and cool surfaces.”Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The demonic ‘anti-Santa’ enjoys an unlikely renaissance as we learn to embrace our inner pagan.
The RSD Facebook page, and all the local RSD groups, known as “inner circle,” have been switched to private.
It mostly consisted of how the inner man should be sustained, and of anecdotes of agility in avoiding shot and shell.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. IV (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
He escorted her to the inner room, which served as his own study and consultation chambers.The Broken Gate|Emerson Hough
For a man who hasn't a taste for artillery, it occurs to me, my friend, you are keeping up a pretty lively fire on my inner works.Marjorie Daw|Thomas Bailey Aldrich
He kept very close at that young man's side as the strange party moved on into the inner chamber.The Fortieth Door|Mary Hastings Bradley
And yet he who seeks a meaning in these things and a value and an inner development may come to another kind of truth.Psychology and Social Sanity|Hugo Mnsterberg
British Dictionary definitions for inner
- the red innermost ring on a target
- a shot which hits this ring
Word Origin and History for inner
c.1400, from Old English inra, comp. of inne (adv.) "inside" (see in). Cf. Old High German innaro, German inner. An unusual evolution for a comparative, it has not been used with than since Middle English. Inner tube in the pneumatic tire sense is from 1894. Inner city, in reference to poverty and crime, is attested from 1968.