verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- a gay person.
- a person who assumes and displays the normative perspective, manner, or behavior of the opposite sex.
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Origin of invert
synonym study for invert
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Example sentences from the Web for invert
Just take reality, invert it, and that's what Romney is likely to say.
In the end, the Toulouse killings never did invert head-to-head polling favoring François Hollande before the affair.French Terrorist Mohamed Merah’s Last Words Taped by Cops Now Leaked on TV|Tracy McNicoll|July 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Holding the mercury in with your finger, invert the tube over mercury.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study|Ontario Ministry of Education
We crowd the cork firmly into the mouth of the bottle and invert it.The Library of Work and Play: Electricity and Its Everyday Uses|John F. Woodhull
When done, set the mold out of the water, let it stand a moment to settle, and invert carefully on to a platter or chop tray.The Laurel Health Cookery|Evora Bucknum Perkins
Remove when time is up, tighten covers, and invert to test seal.New Royal Cook Book|Anonymous
Must we invert the known rule of prudence, and choose to associate ourselves with the distressed?Human Nature|Joseph Butler
British Dictionary definitions for invert
- to turn (the tip of the tongue) up and back
- to pronounce (a speech sound) by retroflexion