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(1) Punishment or reward for one's actions; (2) getting what you have coming to you; (3) getting what you deserve; (4) karma.

Commonly mispelled as comeuppins.
Craig kept talking shit about John that night, so when John kicked Craig's ass the next day, Craig got his comeuppance.
by T Hizzle March 28, 2005
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More accurately described as a colloquial phrase, it means
"your deserved reward or just due" for an action taken or statement you have made. It always conveys that to be of a negative nature. It should be hyphenated as neither word, of it's own definition, conveys close to the meaning of the combination of the two; therefore the linkage of the hyphen is needed.
"Joe has always bragged that he was the team's best batter, but in the playoff game he went 0 for 4 and humiliated himself."
(Joe; therefore, got his just due or his come-uppance for his continual bragging and then, his abysmal failure.
by Bob 'doctorhugo' Weiss July 18, 2006
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A "reward" i.e. well deserved and long awaited revenge for past misbehavior. The "reward" should be administered by those previously wronged and in a public or humiliating way.
That bitch will get her comeuppance in the form of a public birching at the next group pot luck. Everyone there will be quite pleased at the chance to participate. I don't think she will be able to sit down for several days.
by Melanie5 May 14, 2010
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Tiny rubber super balls, such as the kind bought in supermarket vending machines.
"Kate threw a handfull of the things into the small room, and slammed the door before it's sole occupant could escape. 'You'll get your comeuppance!' She screamed."
by JP October 26, 2004
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