Definition of downside
1 : a downward trend (as of prices)
2 : a negative aspect the downside of fame
Examples of downside in a sentence
He could find no downside to the car.
the downside of living in the country is, of course, the long commute to work
First Known Use of downside
DOWNSIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of downside for English Language Learners
: a part of something that you do not want or like : a drawback or disadvantage
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