Origin of comeuppance
Examples from the Web for comeuppance
After all, the comeuppance of the Big Bad is the good part of any horror story.J.K. Rowling Pens the Greatest Horror Story Ever: Dolores Umbridge Was Real|Kevin Fallon|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It even has a comeuppance ending, and the bad guy is killed.
Taranto's “comeuppance” idea rests on two odd assumptions/insinuations.
Obama got his comeuppance in 2010 when the GOP won the House.How Obama and the Democrats Could Win on Gun Control—by Losing|Eleanor Clift|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is, at the end, no comeuppance, just a sense of the stealth poison of materiality—its psychic numbing.
You young smart Alecks will get your comeuppance, muttered the man.The Trail Boys on the Plains|Jay Winthrop Allen
British Dictionary definitions for comeuppance
Word Origin for comeuppance
Word Origin and History for comeuppance
also comeupance, 1859, presumably rooted in verbal phrase come up "present oneself for judgment before a tribunal" + -ance.