Definition of forthcoming
1 : being about to appear or to be produced or made available the forthcoming holidays your forthcoming novel funds are forthcoming
2a : responsive, outgoing a forthcoming and courteous manb : characterized by openness, candidness, and forthrightness (see 2forthright 2) not forthcoming about his memories of medical school — Mark Kramer
Examples of forthcoming in a Sentence
He was more forthcoming about his past than they expected.
She has been less than forthcoming about her involvement in the scandal.
Recent Examples of forthcoming from the Web
Unlike Hansen, the KeyArena groups plan to start building immediately to provide tangible evidence to the leagues that an edifice is forthcoming.
The former Democratic standard-bearer was perhaps her most forthcoming at Recode, even slamming her party for an inept election operation.
For however long this series lasts, no such vacations will be forthcoming.
White’s office has been no more forthcoming providing information about its own internal review.
Devoted fans can add to the experience by downloading the Expansion Pass ($19.99), which immediately adds three new treasure chests full of items (including an in-game Nintendo Switch shirt), plus reserves, and pays for two forthcoming DLC packs.
Facebook has reportedly signed deals with media companies including BuzzFeed, Vox Media and Group Nine Media to create original shows for its forthcoming video service.
The police department nor the FBI have been forthcoming.
Is this group of consultants dealing with a forthcoming natural disaster which someone has anticipated?
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Origin and Etymology of forthcoming
obsolete forthcome to come forth
First Known Use: circa 1532
FORTHCOMING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forthcoming for English Language Learners
: appearing, happening, or arriving soon
: readily available
: honest and open
FORTHCOMING Defined for Kids
Definition of forthcoming for Students
1 : being about to appear the forthcoming holiday
2 : ready or available when needed Supplies will be forthcoming.
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