Definition of sunny side in English:

sunny side

noun

  • 1The side of something that receives the sun for longest.

    ‘a well-known hotel on the sunny side of the island’
    • ‘When you are flying you to will keep to the sunny side of the cliffs.’
    • ‘While the rocks' sunny sides are dark and manganese rich, their ground-facing surfaces are often stained orange by iron oxides in the soil.’
    • ‘Crossing to the relatively less sunny side of the street, she leaned into a shadow for relief.’
    • ‘This three-bedroom property is situated on the sunny side of a quiet road off Nutley Lane.’
    • ‘The north side of the Green, the sunny side that connects the top of Grafton Street with Merrion Row, was known as Beaux Walk in the 18th century, because this was where the beaux and the belles paraded themselves.’
    • ‘Maui was divided into two sides: One side was rain almost always, but the side they lived on was the sunny side.’
    • ‘We will spend quality time on the sunny side of the Alps, with craggy bright-white mountains jutting out of smooth grassy meadows.’
    • ‘Pitch camp on the high ground facing the sunny side; and joining battle in the hills, do not ascend to engage the enemy.’
    • ‘This property is on the sunny side of Fitzwilliam Terrace, a row of redbrick houses on Upper Rathmines Road.’
    1. 1.1 The more cheerful or pleasant aspect of a state of affairs.
      ‘he was fond of the sunny side of life’
      • ‘If rights talk is the sunny side of western law, corruption is the dark side.’
      • ‘Can you explain this comment and what you think may be the sunny side of species extinction?’
      • ‘You go blind if you stare at the sunny side of things for too long.’
      • ‘We don't usually see it because we see the perfection of his final pieces and the sunny side of his persona as an internationally renowned designer.’

Pronunciation

sunny side

/ˈsəni saɪd/