- the point in a bullfight when the matador faces the bull for the kill
- a critical moment or time that tests and reveals one's true self or makes one face the truth
moment of truthmoment of truth
moment of truth
nounpl. moments of truth
- A critical or decisive time on which much depends; a crucial moment.
- Sports The point in a bullfight at which the matador makes the kill.
Origin of moment of truthTranslation of Spanish el momento de verdad
(plural moments of truth)
- (idiomatic) A deciding instant; the time when a test determines or makes it apparent whether something will succeed.
- The moment of truth comes when you try to start the engine you have just rebuilt.