Meaning of “comeuppance” in the English Dictionary


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comeuppancenoun [ U ]

us /kʌmˈʌp·əns/

a punishment or some bad luck that is considered to be fair and deserved punishment for something bad that someone has done:

She’ll get her comeuppance, don’t worry.

(Definition of “comeuppance” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)