Definition of comeuppance in English:
noun[in singular] informal
A punishment or fate that someone deserves: he got his comeuppance in the end
More example sentences
- By any reasonable moral reckoning he deserves all the comeuppance of his bad faith.
- I kept turning the pages, anticipating the comeuppance that he so richly deserved.
- Among the more baffling parts of this showdown is why Madam Secretary would have invited such a comeuppance in the first place.
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