Definition of flip side
- the flip side of deficient saving … is overconsumption
- —R. S. Gay
That song was on the flip side of their first single.
Loss of privacy is the flip side of fame.
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: 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
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