Definition of deserts noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

deserts

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noun
NAmE//dɪˈzərts//
 
[plural]
 
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somebody's (just) deserts
 
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what someone deserves, especially when it is something bad The family of the victim said that the killer had got his just deserts when he was jailed for life.
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