Definition of meet one's Waterloo
- The governor finally met his Waterloo in the last election.
: to come into the presence of : find
: to come together with especially at a particular time or place
: to come into contact or conjunction with : join
: the act of assembling for a hunt or for competitive sports
: a competition in which individuals match skills
: precisely adapted to a particular situation, need, or circumstance : very proper
: a decisive or final defeat or setback
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