Definition of “flip side” - English Dictionary

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“flip side” in British English

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flip sidenoun [ S ]

uk /ˈflɪp ˌsaɪd/ us /ˈflɪp ˌsaɪd/

(Definition of “flip side” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“flip side” in American English

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flip sidenoun [ U ]

/ˈflɪp ˌsɑɪd/

an opposite or unattractive result of a popular or attractive action:

More homelessness is the flip side of getting people off welfare.

(Definition of “flip side” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)