up-and-coming

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

Definition of up-and-coming 

: gaining prominence and likely to advance or succeed an up-and-coming young actor

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up-and-comer \ˌəp-ən(d)-ˈkə-mər, ˌəp-ᵊm- \ noun

First Known Use of up-and-coming

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of up-and-coming was in 1926

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up-and-coming

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of up-and-coming

: becoming more successful, important, and well known

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