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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A result (good or bad) that is well deserved.

Usage examples (32)
  • But just before the nuptials, fate and a little comeuppance from the past threaten the happy couple's future.
  • The Swiss miss finally recieved her comeuppance from the Japanese veteran after being up 2 breaks in the third set.
  • And I love Jim, but I think his comeuppance has been a long time in coming.
  • "He got what we politely call the comeuppance in the polls," Shriver said of the election. for more
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