Definition of comeuppance noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kʌmˈʌpəns//
; NAmE NAmE//kʌmˈʌpəns//
[singular] (informal)
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a punishment for something bad that you have done, that other people feel you really deserve I was glad to see that the bad guy got his comeuppance at the end of the movie.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: comeuppance