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moment of truth

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A critical or decisive time on which much depends; a crucial moment.
  • n. Sports The point in a bullfight at which the matador makes the kill.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A deciding instant; the time when a test determines or makes it apparent whether something will succeed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the moment in a bullfight when the matador kills the bull
  • n. a crucial moment on which much depends

Etymologies

Translation of Spanish el momento de verdad.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A calque of Spanish el momento de la verdad, which refers to the time of the final sword thrust in a bullfight. (Wiktionary)

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