from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An accepted member of a group.
- n. One who has special knowledge or access to confidential information.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who has special knowledge about the inner workings of a group, organization, or institution.
- n. A person who is within an enclosed space.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an officer of a corporation or others who have access to private information about the corporation's operations, especially information relating to profitability.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is inside; one who is within the limits of some place, structure, society, organization (as a church), etc.
- n. Hence One who has some special advantage, as in a business enterprise.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an officer of a corporation or others who have access to private information about the corporation's operations
In Sunday's now-famous "60 Minutes" report, based on a book by the Hoover Institution's Peter Schweizer, the term "insider information" is used even more loosely.
The lawsuit claimed Scammell searched the Internet for SEC regulations and the term "insider trading" before buying the stock.
The phrase "insider trading" does not appear in the document.
"His comments were as offensive as you can get," a label insider said.
"That is what I call insider talk, and that is not Chicago street talk," Dunn said.
"The band re-signed last year," a label insider says.
"We went with the wrong single and it sold nothing," a label insider admits.
We sat on this story for 24 hours to see if industry insiders like Nikki Finke might weigh in, and so far no other industry insider is commenting.
What makes this guy a political pundit or current Palin insider? martha
Why else do you think that the source of the leak .. which has to be an insider is never mentioned or pursued?