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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