matter of course: Meaning and Definition of
mat'ter of course'
- something that follows in logical, natural, or customary sequence or that is treated as such: After such reprisals, war followed as a matter of course.
Pronunciation: (mat'ur uv kôrs', -kōrs'), [key]
- occurring or proceeding in or as if in the logical, natural, or customary course of things; expected or inevitable.
- accepting things as occurring in their natural course, or characterized by an acceptance of things as such: to be matter-of-course in confronting the difficulties of existence.