come·up·pance
[kuhm-uhp-uhns]
NOUN [INFORMAL.]
1.
deserved reward or just deserts, usually unpleasant: He finally got his comeuppance for his misbehavior.
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Comeuppance definition is - a deserved rebuke or penalty : deserts. ... See the full definition for comeuppance in the English Language Learners Dictionary.

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Comeuppance definition, deserved reward or just deserts, usually unpleasant: He finally got his comeuppance for his misbehavior. See more.

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comeuppance meaning: 1. a person's bad luck that is considered to be a fair and deserved punishment for something bad that they have done: 2. a punishment ...

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comeuppance. Comeuppance describes a fate or punishment that's deserved, like when an arrogant trash-talking quarterback fumbles the ball on the last play ...

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Definition of comeuppance - a punishment or fate that someone deserves.

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She will get her comeuppance in jail. The Sun (2013)You think there will be moral comeuppance but it just gets darker and darker. Times, Sunday Times ...

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comeuppance definition: The definition of comeuppance is getting the punishment you deserve. (noun) If you always make fun of people who wear glasses and ...

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May 1, 2010 ... A common word, 'comeuppance' is of curious form and has an odd history. ... The Oxford English Dictionary directs enquirers about its origin to ...

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Noun[edit]. comeuppance (plural comeuppances). A negative outcome which is justly deserved. quotations ▽. 1883, Albion Winegar Tourgée, ed., The ...