• (RP) IPA: /fɔːθˈkʌmɪŋ/
  • (GA) IPA: /fɔɹθˈkʌmɪŋ/


  1. (not comparable) approaching#Adjective|Approaching or about to take place.
    Synonyms: imminent, impending, Thesaurus:impending
    I shall vote in the forthcoming election.
  2. Available when needed#Adjective|needed; in place#Adjective|in place, ready#Adjective|ready.
    Antonyms: unforthcoming
    The money was not forthcoming.
  3. willing#Adjective|Willing to co-operate or provide information; candid, frank#Adjective|frank, responsive.
    Once I explained why I needed to know, she was really forthcoming.
Translations Translations Translations Noun

forthcoming (plural forthcomings)

  1. An act#Noun|act of coming forth.
  2. Something that is yet to come#Verb|come.
  1. present participle of forthcome#English|forthcome

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