Definition of come exclamation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kʌm//
; NAmE NAmE//kʌm//
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(old-fashioned) used when encouraging somebody to be sensible or reasonable, or when showing slight disapproval Oh come now, things aren't as bad as all that. Come, come, Miss Jones, you know perfectly well what I mean. Word OriginOld English cuman, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch komen and German kommen.