- with the inner side reversed to face the outside.
- thoroughly; completely: She knew the work inside out.
Examples from the Web for insides
The agony of being so close to our goal but failing gnaws at our insides while we replay the events over and over in our heads.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nausea is the next assault, a wave so powerful it threatens to rip out your insides.
It is worth remembering that the Boston Marathon bombers armed their pressure cooker bombs with the insides of fireworks.Pennsylvania Student Proves You Could Buy Ingredients for a WMD on Amazon|Michael Daly|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They shoved a metal rod into her and tore her insides apart.
“I just put in a call to my doctor and said I felt like my insides were falling out,” she said through tears.Suicide Spotlights Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder|Lizzie Crocker|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Front and back they surged down from the roof, and the insides made for the door as one man.Tales of Mean Streets|Arthur Morrison
Fill the pigeons with the stuffing, having first slightly peppered their insides.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
There should be a great demand for the insides of some puff pastry that we know of.
My insides shook like a bowl of jelly; yet I was outwardly as calm as the growing grass.Old Fogy|James Huneker
Frank could feel how Tiflin shamed some of the quiver out of his own insides, and helped bring back pride and strength.The Planet Strappers|Raymond Zinke Gallun
British Dictionary definitions for insides
Word Origin and History for insides
late 14c., ynneside "interior of the body," compound of in (adv.) + side (n.). The adjective is 1610s, from the noun. Inside job "robbery, espionage, etc., committed by or with the help of a resident or servant of a place" is attested by 1887, American English (also, late 19c., early 20c., "indoors work"). Inside track "advantage" is metaphoric because those lanes are shorter on a curved track. Inside of, in reference to time, is from 1839.
Idioms and Phrases with insides
In addition to the idioms beginning with inside
- inside of
- inside out
- inside track, the
- on the inside
- step in (inside)