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
Matthew Prescott is senior director of food policy for The Humane Society of the United States and author of Food is the Solution: What to Eat to Save the World, forthcoming in spring 2018.
That's the first thing ECPAA Director Ray Churchill wants audience members to know coming in to the forthcoming production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
Wednesday on Instagram, the brand announced a forthcoming line of Gucci Decor, including furniture and decorative pieces designed by Michele, to be launched in September.
Our suspicion is that the change is driven by the forthcoming release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (FCU).
That included the dismissal of Mr. Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, who was fired for not being forthcoming with Mr. Pence about private discussions with the Russian ambassador to Washington.
Although Chinese admirals have commented little on the destroyer's purpose, the Type 055 was almost certainly designed to provide dedicated anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense for forthcoming Chinese carrier battle groups.
Kelley developed the menus at Barley and Board, Earl’s 377, Bumbershoot and will do the same for a forthcoming fast-casual burger concept the group has planned for Argyle along with Hoochie’s.
And, of course, there’s the forthcoming $1 billion Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
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Origin and Etymology of forthcoming
obsolete forthcome to come forth
First Known Use: circa 1532See Words from the same year
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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