the other/opposite/flip side of the coin

Definition of the other/opposite/flip side of the coin

  1. :  a different way of looking at or thinking about a situation The economy is improving, but the other side of the coin is that inflation is becoming a bigger problem.

Word by Word Definitions

otherplay
  1. :  being the one (as of two or more) remaining or not included

    :  being the one or ones distinct from that or those first mentioned or implied

    :  second

  1. :  one that remains of two or more

    :  a thing opposite to or excluded by something else

    :  a different or additional one

  1. :  one of two that remains

    :  each preceding one

    :  a different or additional one

  1. :  otherwise

oppositeplay
  1. :  set over against something that is at the other end or side of an intervening (see intervene 4) line or space

    :  situated in pairs on an axis (see axis 3) with each member being separated from the other by half the circumference (see circumference 2) of the axis — compare alternate

    :  occupying an opposing and often antagonistic position

  1. :  something that is opposed to some other often specified thing

    :  antonym

    :  additive inverse

  1. :  on or to an opposite side

  1. :  across from and usually facing or on the same level with

    :  in a role complementary to

flipplay
  1. :  to toss so as to cause to turn over in the air

    :  toss

    :  to cause to turn and especially to turn over

  1. :  a mixed drink usually consisting of a sweetened spiced liquor with beaten eggs

    :  an act or instance of flipping

    :  the motion used in flipping

  1. :  flippant, impertinent

sideplay
  1. :  the right or left part of the wall or trunk of the body

    :  one of the halves of the animal body on either side of the median plane

    :  one longitudinal half of a hide

  1. :  situated on the side

    :  of or relating to the side

    :  directed toward or from the side

  1. :  to agree with :  support

    :  to be side by side with

    :  to set or put aside :  clear away

  1. :  swaggering or arrogant manner :  pretentiousness

coinplay
  1. :  corner, cornerstone, quoin

    :  wedge

    :  a usually flat piece of metal issued by governmental authority as money

  1. :  to make (a coin) especially by stamping :  mint

    :  to convert (metal) into coins

    :  create, invent

  1. :  of or relating to coins

    :  operated by coins


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