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this side of

Definition of this side of

  1. 1 :  very nearly (something) :  almost but not quite (something) <Their actions were just this side of illegal.>

  2. 2 :  that is not (something) :  other than (something) <the worst punishment this side of death>

  3. 3 British :  earlier than :  before <She's not likely to be back this side of Monday week.>



Word by Word Definitions

sideplay
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness


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