From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthat’s what I meanthat’s what I meanMEANINGused when someone is saying the same thing that you were trying to say earlier‘We might not have enough money.’ ‘That’s what I mean, so we’d better find out the price first.’ →mean
Examples from the Corpus
that’s what I mean• I deny I get long holidays, that's what I mean.• I think that's what I mean.• And that's what I mean about friends.• But that's what I meant about technology having caught you up.• "You've got to think about later on in life, too." "That's what I mean. It's getting closer."