[ fawrth-kuhm-ing, fohrth- ]
/ ˈfɔrθˈkʌm ɪŋ, ˈfoʊrθ- /
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.
reserved, silent, hesitant, taciturn, shy, bashful, mum, restrained, reticent, covert, enigmatic, aloof, dour, laconic, retired, retiring, introverted, quiet, detached, shrinking
- fortas, abe,
Origin of forthcoming
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/ (ˌʌnfɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ) /
not inclined to talk about somethingshe was unforthcoming about her past
/ (ˌfɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ) /
approaching in timethe forthcoming debate
about to appearhis forthcoming book
available or readythe money wasn't forthcoming
open or sociable
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