[ in-seem ]
/ ˈɪnˌsim /


an inside or inner seam of a garment, especially the seam of a trouser leg that runs from the crotch down to the bottom of the leg.


of or relating to such a seam: inseam measurements.
(of a pocket) placed at or sewn to an opening in the seam of a garment, usually the side seam, so as to lie completely inside the garment.

Nearby words

  1. inscriptive,
  2. inscroll,
  3. inscrutability,
  4. inscrutable,
  5. insculp,
  6. insect,
  7. insect wax,
  8. insecta,
  9. insectarium,
  10. insectary

Origin of inseam

First recorded in 1905–10; in-1 + seam Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019