Definition of come into (or to) one's kingdom in US English:

come into (or to) one's kingdom


  • Achieve recognition or supremacy.

    • ‘He's still quite raw, executing his wonders - those leaps, for instance, which are both thistledown light and precisely chiseled - with the air of a youthful prince or god who hasn't fully realized he's about to come into his kingdom.’
    • ‘Continuing with Millar's book, one of the most striking passages early on is the almost random way he seems to have come into his kingdom.’