Definition of “evert” - English Dictionary


“evert” in English

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evertverb [ T ]

uk /ɪˈvɜːt/ us /ɪˈvɝːt/ specialized

turn something outwards or inside out

Examples from literature

  • Mouth looking directly outwards, border entire, slightly everted. 
  • When the instrument transfixes a part, the edges of the wound of entrance may be inverted, and those of the exit wound everted. 

(Definition of “evert” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)