the wrong side of the bed

the wrong side of the bed

A bad mood. Typically used in the phrase "woke up on the wrong side of the bed," meaning one is in a bad mood, usually for no reason. Mark just snapped at us for no reason! Geez, he must have woken up on the wrong side of the bed today.
See also: bed, of, side, wrong
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But I don't know if he just woke up on the wrong side of the bed today or what.
It's normal waking up on the wrong side of the bed.
Maybe Trump woke up on the wrong side of the bed and Boeing was the first thing that crossed his mind.
When two little sisters wake up on the wrong side of the bed, it's the start of a very trying day
One day, alas, Helen rolls out of the wrong side of the bed.
That came after a spat on social media and Englishman Camacho said: "He must have got out of the wrong side of the bed and lost his marbles.
A dog's owner can wake up on the wrong side of the bed and be a grouch until he has had his first cup of coffee and totally ignore the dog, but when he decides he is ready to be sociable, his dog doesn't get back at him by ignoring him; the dog is glad he is there.
WE'VE all woken up on the wrong side of the bed in the morning, but the mood isn't helped by looking around and seeing a dreary and uninspiring bedroom.
American Gigolo 1980 Richard Gere is always getting out of the wrong side of the bed in this pastel coloured noir.
Fans have been left confused as to why Wehbe chose to respond to the question at all and can only be left guessing that she got out of the wrong side of the bed that morning
Other annoying bedroom habits included allowing children to sleep in the marital bed, rolling onto the wrong side of the bed, being touched by freezing cold feet and leaving the lights on to read.
Unless the warden has got out on the wrong side of the bed, he or she will cut you a few minutes slack at least.
ClickPress, Tue Jan 03 2012] Premier Inn has revealed that there is such a thing as sleeping on the wrong side of the bed.
UKPRwire, Tue Jan 03 2012] Premier Inn has revealed that there is such a thing as sleeping on the wrong side of the bed.