Kingdom-come meaning

The next world.

A bomb that could blow us to kingdom come.

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The end of time.

You can complain till kingdom come, but it won't help.

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(proper) The hereafter; heaven.
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The next world; heaven or paradise.
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Origin of kingdom-come

  • < “Thy kingdom come,” in the Lord's Prayer

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From the phrase thy kingdom come in the Lord's Prayer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the phrase thy kingdom come in the Lord's Prayer, possibly construed as a shortening of kingdom to come.

    From Wiktionary