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up–and–coming

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adjective up–and–com·ing \ˌəp-ən(d)-ˈkə-miŋ, ˌəp-əm-\

Simple Definition of up–and–coming

  • : becoming more successful, important, and well known

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of up–and–coming

  1. :  gaining prominence and likely to advance or succeed <an up–and–coming young actor>

up–and–comer play \-ˈkə-mər\ noun

1926

First Known Use of up–and–coming

1926

Rhymes with up–and–coming


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