What does COMING mean?

Definitions for COMING
ˈkʌm ɪŋCOMING

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word COMING.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. approach, approaching, comingnoun

    the act of drawing spatially closer to something

    "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"

  2. advent, comingnoun

    arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)

    "the advent of the computer"

  3. approach, approaching, comingnoun

    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time

    "the approach of winter"

  4. orgasm, climax, sexual climax, comingadjective

    the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourse

  5. approaching, coming(a), forthcoming, upcomingadjective

    of the relatively near future

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


  1. comingnoun

    The act of arriving; an arrival

  2. comingadjective


    We expect great things from you this coming year.

  3. comingadjective


    When he was fired, nobody was surprised or upset because they thought he had it coming.

  4. coming

    Newly in fashion; advancing into maturity or achievement.

    Ergonomic wallets are the coming thing.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Comingnoun

    Etymology: from To come.

    Where art thou, Adam! wont with joy to meet
    My coming, seen far off? John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x.

    Sweet the coming on
    Of grateful ev’ning mild. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. iv.

    May’t please you, noble madam, to withdraw
    Into your private chamber; we shall give you
    The full cause of our coming. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.

    Some people in America counted their years by the coming of certain birds amongst them at their certain seasons, and leaving them at others. John Locke.

  2. Comingparticipial adj.

    Etymology: from come.

    Now will I be your Rosalind in a more coming on disposition; and ask me what you will, I will grant it. William Shakespeare.

    That very lapidary himself, with a coming stomach, and in the cock’s place, would have made the cock’s choice. Roger L'Estrange.

    That he had been so affectionate a husband, was no ill argument to the coming dowager. John Dryden, Virg. Æn. Dedic.

    On morning wings, how active springs the mind,
    How easy every labour it pursues,
    How coming to the poet every muse! Alexander Pope, Imit. of Horace.

    Praise of great acts, he scatters as a seed,
    Which may the like in coming ages breed. Wentworth Dillon.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coming

    of Come

  2. Comingadjective

    approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next; as, the coming week or year; the coming exhibition

  3. Comingadjective

    ready to come; complaisant; fond

  4. Comingnoun

    approach; advent; manifestation; as, the coming of the train

  5. Comingnoun

    specifically: The Second Advent of Christ

Editors Contribution

  1. comingverb

    Verb form of the word come.

    They are coming to the wedding as we invited them.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COMING' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #700

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COMING' in Written Corpus Frequency: #220

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'COMING' in Adjectives Frequency: #998

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of COMING in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of COMING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of COMING in a Sentence

  1. Don Prudencio Unanue:

    They accomplished what they set out to do, which was get Donald Trump out of the way, i think this is mission accomplished, by the unions, the partnership, the conglomerate of social media, big tech, big media and big government. ... There is a war coming, now that the president is leaving today, they're still coming after the United States, United States.

  2. Don Marquis:

    Between the years of ninety-two and a hundred and two, however, we shall be the ribald, useless, drunken, outcast person we have always wished to be. We shall have a long white beard and long white hair; we shall not walk at all, but recline in a wheel chair and bellow for alcoholic beverages; in the winter we shall sit before the fire with our feet in a bucket of hot water, a decanter of corn whiskey near at hand, and write ribald songs against organized society; strapped to one arm of our chair will be a forty-five calibre revolver, and we shall shoot out the lights when we want to go to sleep, instead of turning them off; when we want air we shall throw a silver candlestick through the front window and be damned to it; we shall address public meetings in a vein of jocund malice. We shall but we dont wish to make any one envious of the good time that is coming to us We look forward to a disreputable, vigorous, unhonoured, and disorderly old age.

  3. Ethan Yu:

    This is a very strategic move for us, international expansion is actually a company strategy in the coming few years.

  4. Kenneth Sherrill:

    I can not think of another mayor taking office in the last 50 years or longer who had this kind of constellation of good political luck, but he can't take this political capital and put it in the bank. He's got to invest it in an aggressive way in the coming months. And if he does that intelligently, that could make him the most popular mayor the city has had in a very, very long time.

  5. Bob Smith:

    They're in the category of thinking that Trump is basically unqualified -- he shouldn't be here, he's a buffoon, that's not where Sen. Cruz is coming from.

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    • C. abrade
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