a bit on the side definition, meaning - what is a bit on the side in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

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English definition of “a bit on the side”

a bit on the side

mainly UK humorous informal
a sexual relationship with someone who is not married to you, or the person you have the relationship with: We've thought for a while that he was having a bit on the side.
(Definition of a bit on the side from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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