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promising

adjective

Simple Definition of promising

  • : likely to succeed or to be good : full of promise

Full Definition of promising

  1. :  full of promise :  likely to succeed or to yield good results <a promising new medicine>

prom·is·ing·ly play \-siŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of promising

  1. The neighborhood didn't look very promising.

  2. <a promising writer who just may write the great American novel someday>



1597

First Known Use of promising

1597



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