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Origin of up-and-coming
OTHER WORDS FROM up-and-comingup-and-com·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for up-and-coming
A former great urging another man to forcefully keep an up-and-coming female rapper in line?Who Dat, Who Dat? It’s Snoop Dogg Saying Misogynistic Things to I-G-G-Y|Amy Zimmerman|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At the same time, though, they wanted to define themselves as sort of elite and up-and-coming.
And: Once engaged to NBA star Sasha Vujacic, Sharapova is now involved with up-and-coming tennis player Grigor Dimitrov.12 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quirky Stars of Wimbledon|Nicholas McCarvel|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Michelle Obama Wears Tanya Taylor: Up-and-coming designer Tanya Taylor received a pretty big compliment on Wednesday.Victoria Beckham’s First Date Dress; Rumer Willis Bares Three Nipples at Fundraiser|The Fashion Beast Team|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has settled into Hollywood life as an up-and-coming actress, with a cozy house in the Hills.What's Happened to Don Draper? Why Everyone’s Favorite ‘Mad Men’ Stud Needs His Mojo Back|Lizzie Crocker|April 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Her mother was a handsome woman, though she had an up-and-coming kind of way with her.The Portion of Labor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
You would think an up-and-coming scientific man would want a hospital at one elbow and a morgue at the other.Dear Enemy|Jean Webster
Honey, I didn't mean——You were the only up-and-coming person in the bunch.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
No, hes got something better; hes got an up-and-coming wife who works just as hard as Zeph—looks.Full-Back Foster|Ralph Henry Barbour
This up-and-coming station on the route which binds Numidia with Africa is possessed of a remarkable source of fresh-water supply.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets|Francis Miltoun