AskDefine | Define sidelight

Dictionary Definition

sidelight n : light carried by a boat that indicates the boat's direction; vessels at night carry a red light on the port bow and a green light on the starboard bow [syn: running light]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A light found at the side of something; especially of a vehicle.
    If it starts getting misty, put your sidelights on.

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