Meaning of INNER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈi-nər ]


Etymology: Middle English, from Old English innera, comparative of inne within

Date: before 12th century


a. : situated farther in

the inner bark

b. : being near a center especially of influence

the inner circles of political power


a. : of or relating to the mind or spirit

the inner life

b. : existing as an often repressed part of one's psychological makeup

inner child

inner artist

• inner noun

• in·ner·ly adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.