Definition of sidelight
1a : light coming or produced from the sideb : incidental light or information
2 : the red light on the port bow or the green light on the starboard bow carried by ships under way at night
Examples of sidelight in a sentence
The book includes some amusing sidelights about his childhood.
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SIDELIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sidelight for English Language Learners
: a piece of information that is in addition to the main information
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