true to form

Definition of true to form

:behaving or proceeding in the usual and expected way
  • Her latest movie is/runs true to form.
  • True to form, he was 20 minutes late for the meeting.

Word by Word Definitions

true play
  1. : being in accordance with the actual state of affairs

  2. : conformable to an essential reality

  3. : fully realized or fulfilled

  1. : in accordance with fact or reality

  2. : without deviation

  3. : without variation from type

  1. : truth, reality

  2. : the quality or state of being accurate (as in alignment or adjustment)

  1. : to make level, square, balanced, or concentric : bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form

form play
  1. : the shape and structure of something as distinguished from its material

  2. : a body (as of a person) especially in its external appearance or as distinguished from the face : figure

  3. : beauty

  1. : to give a particular shape to : shape or mold into a certain state or after a particular model

  2. : to arrange themselves in

  3. : to model by instruction and discipline

  1. : formic acid

  1. : in the form or shape of : resembling


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