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
FLIP SIDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flip side for English Language Learners
: 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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