Definition of that's as maybe in English:

that's as maybe


  • Used to admit the truth of a point in an argument before introducing another, more important point.

    ‘well, that's as maybe but it's not the way the BBC works’
    • ‘Well, that's as maybe, but he's also a man who regarded murder and terror as an acceptable way of advancing political ends.’
    • ‘Now, that's as maybe - but it does get you thinking about the history of the monkey in popular music.’
    • ‘Well, that's as maybe, but, I wonder, could you take me to this palace of yours so I can talk to my father?’