Simple Definition of flip side
: the side of a record that has a song which is not as popular and well known as the one on the other side
: the bad or unpleasant part or result of something
Full Definition of flip side
1 : the reverse and usually less popular side of a phonograph record
2 : a reverse or opposite side, aspect, or result <the flip side of deficient saving … is overconsumption — R. S. Gay>
Examples of flip side in a sentence
That song was on the flip side of their first single.
Loss of privacy is the flip side of fame.
First Known Use of flip side
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