kingdom come


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kingdom come

n. Informal
1. The next world: a bomb that could blow us to kingdom come.
2. The end of time: You can complain till kingdom come, but it won't help.

[From the phrase thy kingdom come, in the Lord's Prayer.]

kingdom come

n
1. the next world; life after death
2. informal the end of the world (esp in the phrase until kingdom come)
3. informal unconsciousness or death

king′dom come′


n.
the hereafter; heaven.
[1775–85; extracted from the phrase Thy kingdom come in the Lord's Prayer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kingdom come - the next world; "he nearly blew us to kingdom come"
afterlife, hereafter - life after death
2.kingdom come - the end of time; "you can wet the bed till kingdom come, for all I care"
future, futurity, time to come, hereafter - the time yet to come
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