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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

come +‎ -ing

VerbEdit

coming

  1. present participle of come
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English present participle of comen

NounEdit

coming (plural comings)

  1. The act of arriving; an arrival
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AdjectiveEdit

coming (not comparable)

  1. Approaching; of the future, especially the near future; the next.
    We expect great things from you this coming year.
    She will have two or three paintings in the coming exhibition.
    • Byron
      your coming days and years
  2. Newly in fashion; advancing into maturity or achievement.
    Ergonomic wallets are the coming thing.
  3. (obsolete) Ready to come; complaisant; fond.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Alexander Pope to this entry?)

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