a crime committed by or in collusion with a person or persons closely associated with the victim: The robbery seemed an inside job, because there was no evidence of forced entry.
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- inside caliper,
- inside forward,
- inside lane,
- inside loop,
- inside of,
- inside out,
- inside passage
Origin of inside job
First recorded in 1905–10
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informal a crime committed with the assistance of someone associated with the victim, such as a person employed on the premises burgled
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