Definition of in point of fact
- She says that she doesn't know him, but in point of fact they have been seen together many times.
: an individual detail : item
: a distinguishing detail
: the most important essential in a discussion or matter
: to furnish with a point : sharpen
: to give added force, emphasis, or piquancy to
: to scratch out the old mortar from the joints of (something, such as a brick wall) and fill in with new material
: something that has actual existence
: an actual occurrence
: a piece of information presented as having objective reality
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