informal Said when asking how or why something happened or is the case: how come you never married, Jimmy?
More example sentences
- I told him, ‘If we are not China and we are not Taiwan, then how come?’
- He rubbed his palms together ‘Could you explain to us how come?’
- Long-lost customers show up saying ‘Wow, heard you were closing, how come?’
Definition of how come? in:
- The British & World English dictionary