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Proceeding from or reflecting an insider's knowledge or perspective:‘an insidery website that is widely read in the capital's political precincts’‘insidery jargon’
- ‘Since he's already fighting the perception that he's an exotic outsider, he can't be seen as too insidery with the Euro-crats.’
- ‘One of classical music's great downfalls's that it's too "insidery" and doesn't quite know how to reach outside of its insularity to bring in new audiences.’
- ‘Donna, Calvin, Helmut, Ralph, Donatella, and Tommy: It's very insidery to reference a designer by first name.’
- ‘It surprises me that some readers (specifically those who have to review) find it 'insidery' and therefore feel alienated.’
- ‘To insidery boffins, it counted as doing it with his bare hands.’
- ‘There's some interesting insidery stuff going on with an inter-agency tussle.’
- ‘In fact, it is bigger, roomier, friendlier - if that's possible - more effortlessly joyous, more comfortable, less insidery, better staffed, and better lit, and, to top it off, you're going to wind up better fed.’
- ‘Insidery, horseracy and cynical it may be, but at least it's honest about its gravity.’
- ‘Even though there were a few 'insidery' things that he missed, it didn't make him feel left out or excluded from the overall story.’
- ‘I don't agree with Josh, by the way, that this kind of back-and-forth is insidery.’
- ‘Then, realizing he didn't know me, he turned to someone else and said the exact same thing, so he could receive an eagerly desired knowing, insidery smile in response.’
- ‘On the other hand, he saw first hand in Gore 2000 what can happen to a top-heavy, insidery operation.’
- ‘It was scrappy and funny and insidery, all before celebrity-news saturation and the Internet made on-set goss as easy to procure as a weather bulletin.’
- ‘It's this insidery, know-it-all, savviness that leads them time and again to be taken in by certain leadership archetypes that are based on adolescent notions about "real" and "cool" and "nerd."’
- ‘If you agree with Josh that "tit-for-tats with other bloggers get too insidery and readers get bored with them" then ignore the clash and head straight for his latest posts.’
- ‘It took the form of an arch and insidery back-and-forth between the candidates over the role that the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. played in the civil rights movement.’
- ‘It was inevitable that the film industry would dislocate its own shoulder to pat itself on the back for this smug, insidery movie about the making of this smug, insidery movie.’
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