What does up-and-coming mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. energetic, gumptious, industrious, up-and-comingadjective

    working hard to promote an enterprise


  1. up-and-comingadjective

    emerging; aspiring; improving; beginning to attract attention or critical acclaim

    The theater likes to feature up-and-coming singers and comedians.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of up-and-coming in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of up-and-coming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of up-and-coming in a Sentence

  1. Jessica Caldwell:

    I think the Ford F-150 buyer base is definitely more vast, i think there are certain types of people that are more interested in those up-and-coming startups than the F-150 which is the most famous and well-known vehicle, probably, in the country.

  2. Steve Vladeck:

    Although this case is abortion-related, the plaintiffs' challenge was that the law violated the free speech rights of the doctors, as opposed to the abortion rights of the patients, in that regard, although many find the Kentucky law offensive, it doesn't implicate the same fundamental questions about the continuing scope of the right to choose that the justices identified in Roe as other cases already on the court's docket this term and coming down the pipeline.

  3. Rebecca Robbins:

    Your REM cycle is strongly connected to cognitive functions like creativity, memory and coming up with solutions to problems, we believe that since [REM sleep is] so restorative, disrupting that cycle [by waking up in the midst of it] can throw you off.

  4. Kristin Dziczek:

    There are not 17 automakers doing anything in Michigan, let alone leaving and coming back, at most there are nine or 10 doing any sort of corporate business( other than dealerships and sales offices) in the state.

  5. Jonathan Nez:

    They're equating enrollment and coming home with being safe from the virus.

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    come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort
    • A. lucubrate
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