Comeuppance meaning

kŭm'ŭp'əns
A punishment or retribution that one deserves; one's just desserts.
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A negative outcome which is justly deserved.
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The definition of comeuppance is getting the punishment you deserve.

If you always make fun of people who wear glasses and then it turns out that you need glasses too and you get made fun of, this is an example of getting your comeuppance.

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Deserved punishment; retribution.
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Origin of comeuppance

  • From come up (“appear before a judge”) +‎ -ance.
    From Wiktionary