in actual fact

Definition of in actual fact

  1. :  in reality :  actually He looks younger, but he is in actual fact almost 60 years old.

Word by Word Definitions

actualplay
  1. :  existing in fact or reality

    :  not false or apparent

    : used for emphasis

factplay
  1. :  a thing done: such as

    :  feat

    :  crime


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up in actual fact? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!