insider Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “insider” in the English Dictionary

"insider" in British English

See all translations

insidernoun [C]

uk   /ɪnˈsaɪ.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
someone who is an ​acceptedmember of a ​group and who ​therefore has ​special or ​secretknowledge or ​influence: According to insiders, the ​committee is having ​difficulty making up ​itsmind.
(Definition of insider from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"insider" in American English

See all translations

insidernoun [C]

 us   /ɪnˈsɑɪ·dər, ˈɪnˌsɑɪ-/
someone who is an ​acceptedmember of a ​group: His ​books have made him an insider in the ​musicworld.
(Definition of insider from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"insider" in Business English

See all translations

insidernoun [C]

uk   us   /ɪnˈsaɪdər/
WORKPLACE someone who is ​part of a ​group, or who ​works for a ​company or an ​organization and therefore has ​specialknowledge or ​influence: She has an insider's view of the often brutal nature of ​trading in the ​stockmarket. an industry insider
WORKPLACE, FINANCE someone who is in a high ​position in a ​company, or someone who ​owns ten or more ​percent of ​shares in a ​company: a company insider This ​formneeds to be ​filled out by any newly ​appointed corporate insider.
(Definition of insider from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of insider?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
faith school

a school that is financially supported by a particular religious group, usually for children from that religion

Word of the Day