oncoming


on·com·ing

adjective \ˈn-ˌkə-miŋ, ˈän-\

: coming closer to you : coming toward you

Full Definition of ONCOMING

1
a :  coming nearer in time or space <the oncoming year> <an oncoming car>
b :  future <looked forward to his oncoming visit>
2
:  emergent, rising <the oncoming generation>

Examples of ONCOMING

  1. <we're looking forward to your oncoming visit>

First Known Use of ONCOMING

1844

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