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Meaning of “a bit on the side” in the English Dictionary

"a bit on the side" in British English

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a bit on the side

mainly UK humorous informal a ​sexualrelationship 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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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