1. Definition (n.) one good thing about a bad thing; common expression: ‘every cloud has a silver lining.’
Examples I suppose the silver lining of his death was that I got to see a lot of people I hadn’t seen in years at the funeral.
Examples Oscar felt nervous as he searched for a silver lining in his gloomy report.
Examples My flight got cancelled today, but the silver lining is that I get to spend more time with my family!