un·​forth·​com·​ing ˌən-fȯrth-ˈkə-miŋ How to pronounce unforthcoming (audio)
: not forthcoming: such as
: not affable or sociable : reticent, reserved
an unforthcoming and taciturn man
: not characterized by openness, candidness, or forthrightness
He was unforthcoming about his childhood.

Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unforthcoming was in 1920

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“Unforthcoming.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unforthcoming. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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