forthcoming

[ fawrth-kuhm-ing, fohrth- ]
/ ˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ- /

adjective

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.

noun

a coming forth; appearance.

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Origin of forthcoming

First recorded in 1515–25; forth + coming

OTHER WORDS FROM forthcoming

forth·com·ing·ness, nounun·forth·com·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for forthcoming

forthcoming
/ (ˌfɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ) /

adjective

approaching in timethe forthcoming debate
about to appearhis forthcoming book
available or readythe money wasn't forthcoming
open or sociable

Derived forms of forthcoming

forthcomingness, noun
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