Definition of innards noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɪnədz//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪnərdz//
    [plural] (informal)
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  1. 1the organs inside the body of a person or an animal, especially the stomach synonym entrails, guts turkey innards Fear twisted her innards in knots.
  2. 2the parts inside a machine
  3. Word Originearly 19th cent.: representing a dialect pronunciation of inwards, used as a noun.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: innards