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right-side out

[ rahyt-sahyd ]
/ ˈraɪtˌsaɪd /
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adverb, adjective
with the correct side facing outward: turn the socks right-side out.
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Origin of right-side out

First recorded in1820–30
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right-side out

Turned correctly, with the outer side on the outside, as opposed to inside out, def. 1. For example, I turned the sweater right-side out before putting it on.

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