sunny side

noun

Definition of sunny side 

1 : the side exposed to the sun's rays liked to walk down the sunny side of the street

2 : the favorable optimistic aspect a child usually sees only the sunny side

on the sunny side of

: younger than perhaps she is on the sunny side of forty but I doubt it

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