Definition of on the bright sideUS
- He lost the race, but on the bright side, he didn't get hurt.
- Your cat is very sick right now, but try to look on the bright side. She can be treated with medicine.
: radiating or reflecting light : shining, sparkling
: illustrious, glorious
: a color of high saturation : a bright (see 1bright 4) color
: 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
: a cut of meat including that about the ribs of one half of the body
: situated on the side
: of or relating to the side
: directed toward or from the side
: to agree with : support
: to be side by side with
: to set or put aside : clear away
: swaggering or arrogant manner : pretentiousness
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