nearside

adjective

near·​side ˈnir-ˌsīd How to pronounce nearside (audio)
British
nearside noun

Example Sentences

The car's nearside headlight is out.
Recent Examples on the Web From the fourth row of media seating at Hinkle, the post beneath the nearside basket is tough to see. Stefan Krajisnik, The Indianapolis Star, 20 Mar. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1723, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nearside was in 1723

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Cite this Entry

“Nearside.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nearside. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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