Definitions for forthcomingˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

forth•com•ingˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-(adj.)

  1. coming or about to come forth; about to appear; approaching in time:

    the forthcoming concert.

  2. ready or available:

    Help will be forthcoming whenever you ask.

  3. frank and cooperative; responsive.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. friendly and outgoing; sociable.

Origin of forthcoming:

1515–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing(adj)

    at ease in talking to others

  2. approaching, coming(a), forthcoming, upcoming(adj)

    of the relatively near future

    "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions"

  3. forthcoming(adj)

    available when required or as promised

    "federal funds were not forthcoming"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. forthcoming(adjective)ˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-

    happening soon

    forthcoming events

  2. forthcomingˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-

    ≠ unforthcoming

    He wasn't very forthcoming about what had happened.

  3. forthcomingˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ-

    ready or available as needed

    Further funding will be forthcoming.

Wiktionary

  1. forthcoming(Adjective)

    Approaching or about to take place.

    I shall vote in the forthcoming election.

  2. forthcoming(Adjective)

    Available when needed.

    The money was not forthcoming.

  3. forthcoming(Adjective)

    Considerate and affable; willing to cooperate.

    I am really a forthcoming person.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forthcoming(adj)

    ready or about to appear; making appearance

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forthcoming' in Adjectives Frequency: #733


Translations for forthcoming

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

forthcoming(adjective)

happening or appearing soon

forthcoming events.

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