defining moment

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of defining moment

: the time that shows very clearly what something is really about
  • That was the campaign's defining moment.

Word by Word Definitions

define play defining
  1. : to determine or identify the essential qualities or meaning of

  2. : to discover and set forth the meaning of (something, such as a word)

  3. : to create on a computer

moment play
  1. : a minute portion or point of time : instant

  2. : a comparatively brief period of time

  3. : present time


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