Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The next world; heaven or paradise

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the next world
  • n. the end of time

Etymologies

From the phrase thy kingdom come in the Lord's Prayer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the phrase thy kingdom come in the Lord's Prayer, possibly construed as a shortening of kingdom to come. (Wiktionary)

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