- coming forth, or about to come forth; about to appear; approaching in time: the forthcoming concert.
- ready or available when required or expected: He assured us that payment would be forthcoming.
- frank and cooperative; candid: In his testimony, the senator could have been more forthcoming.
- friendly and outgoing; sociable.
Origin of forthcoming
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- approaching in timethe forthcoming debate
- about to appearhis forthcoming book
- available or readythe money wasn't forthcoming
- open or sociable
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