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[sahyd-bahr] /ˈsaɪdˌbɑr/
noun
1.
follow-up (def 3b).
2.
a typographically distinct section of a page, as in a book or magazine, that amplifies or highlights the main text.
3.
a conference between the judge and lawyers out of the presence of the jury.
4.
a subordinate or incidental issue, remark, activity, etc.
Origin of sidebar
1945-1950
1945-50; side1 + bar1
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sidebar

/ˈsaɪdˌbɑː/
noun
1.
(in a newspaper, website, etc) a short article placed alongside and providing additional information about a longer one
2.
any subsidiary or supplementary thing
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Word Origin and History for sidebar
n.

"secondary article accompanying a larger one in a newspaper," 1948, from side (adj.) + bar (n.1).

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side

noun

  1. A sheet containing the lines and cues for one performer (1933+ Theater)
  2. A phonograph record (1936+)
  3. The music on one side of a phonograph record, one band of a long-playing record, one segment of a cassette or other tape, etc • usually plural: He had never heard these classic sides until recently (1936+)

Related Terms

on the side, stateside, sunny side up, topside, the wrong side of the tracks

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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