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up–and–coming

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

: becoming more successful, important, and well known

Full Definition of UP-AND-COMING

:  gaining prominence and likely to advance or succeed <an up–and–coming young actor>
up–and–com·er \-ˈkə-mər\ noun

First Known Use of UP-AND-COMING

1926

Rhymes with UP-AND-COMING

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