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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English cominge, comynge, comande, from Old English cumende, from Proto-Germanic *kwemandz, present participle of Proto-Germanic *kwemaną (to come), equivalent to come +‎ -ing (present participle ending). Cognate with Dutch komend (coming), German kommend (coming), Swedish kommande (coming), Icelandic komandi (coming).

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coming

  1. present participle of come
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English coming, commyng, cumming, equivalent to come +‎ -ing (gerundive ending).

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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