Definition of home truth noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


home truth

BrE BrE//ˌhəʊm ˈtruːθ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhoʊm ˈtruːθ//
[usually plural]
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a true but unpleasant fact about a person, usually told to them by somebody else It's time you told him a few home truths.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: home truth