come by sth meaning

  • [American slang]
    1. Lit. to travel by a specific means, such as a plane, a boat, or a car.
      We came by train. It's more relaxing.
      Next time, we'll come by plane. It's faster.
    2. Fig. to find or get something.
      How did you come by that haircut?
      Where did you come by that new shirt?

Related Words

  1. come between sth and sth else meaning
  2. come by meaning
  3. come by honestly meaning
  4. come by something meaning
  5. come by something honestly meaning
  6. come by sth honestly meaning
  7. come clean meaning
  8. come close meaning
  9. come down meaning
  10. come down hard meaning
PC Version