matter of fact: Meaning and Definition of
mat'ter of fact'
- something of a factual nature, as an actual occurrence.
- a statement or allegation to be judged on the basis of the evidence.
Pronunciation: (mat'ur-uv-fakt'), [key]
- adhering strictly to fact; not imaginative; prosaic; dry; commonplace: a matter-of-fact account of the political rally.
- direct or unemotional; straightforward; down-to-earth.