matter of fact

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originated in the 19th century by natural philosophers of the Royal Society in London

NounEdit

matter of fact (plural matters of fact)

  1. a fact
  2. (idiomatic) a more factual correction
  3. (idiomatic) something completely true
    As a matter of fact, the car is midnight blue.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 17 August 2013, at 19:32