- the next world; the hereafter; heaven.
- Informal. a place or future time seemingly very remote: You could keep it up till kingdom come.
- the next world; life after death
- informal the end of the world (esp in the phrase until kingdom come)
- informal unconsciousness or death
The next world; the afterlife: “The superpowers have enough nuclear warheads to blow the entire world to kingdom come.” An allusion to the Lord’s Prayer: “Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.”