subject matter

noun

Definition of subject matter

  1. :  matter presented for consideration in discussion, thought, or study

Examples of subject matter in a Sentence

  1. I found the film's subject matter to be quite disturbing.

  2. She disapproves of the artist's choice of subject matter.

First Known Use of subject matter

1657


SUBJECT MATTER Defined for English Language Learners

subject matter

noun

Definition of subject matter for English Language Learners

  • : the information or ideas that are discussed or dealt with in a book, movie, etc. : what something is about


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