meet one's Waterloo

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Definition of meet one's Waterloo

: to be defeated The governor finally met his Waterloo in the last election.

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“Meet one's Waterloo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meet%20one%27s%20Waterloo. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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