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forthcoming

adjective forth·com·ing \frth-ˈkə-miŋ, ˈfrth-\

: appearing, happening, or arriving soon

: readily available

: honest and open

Full Definition of FORTHCOMING

1
:  being about to appear or to be produced or made available <the forthcoming holidays> <your forthcoming novel> <funds are forthcoming>
2
a :  responsive, outgoing <a forthcoming and courteous man>
b :  characterized by openness, candidness, and forthrightness <not forthcoming about his memories of medical school — Mark Kramer>

Examples of FORTHCOMING

  1. He was more forthcoming about his past than they expected.
  2. She has been less than forthcoming about her involvement in the scandal.

Origin of FORTHCOMING

obsolete forthcome to come forth
First Known Use: circa 1532

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FORTHCOMING Defined for Kids

forthcoming

adjective forth·com·ing \frth-ˈkə-miŋ\

Definition of FORTHCOMING for Kids

1
:  being about to appear <the forthcoming holiday>
2
:  ready or available when needed <Supplies will be forthcoming.>

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