Definition of comming
1. coming [ a ] of the relatively near future
Examples: "the approaching election" "this coming Thursday" "the forthcoming holidays" "the upcoming spring fashions"
So_be_it - then we must embark_on a crash program for 200 - megaton_bombs of the common or hydrogen variety , and neutron_bombs , which do not exist but are said to be the coming thing .
(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
He wisely decided that it would be foolish to create a disturbance during the coming roundup , particularly since the Mexicans were on their guard .Synonyms coming upcoming forthcoming approaching Related Terms future
2. coming [ n ] the act of drawing spatially closer to something
Examples: "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
(Chicago Daily Tribune...)
Before you let_loose a howl saying we announced its coming , not once but several times , indeed we did .
(Hampton Stone, The Man Who Looked Death...)
The meat wagon , therefore , was not out in_front of the house any_more , but the cluster of squad_cars was still there and there was a cop on the door downstairs to screen any comings and goings .Synonyms approach coming approaching Related Terms motion closing landing_approach run-up access come
3. coming [ n ] arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
Examples: "the advent of the computer"
(Helen Hooven Santmyer, "There Were Fences"...)
At four o_'_clock , or four thirty , the coming of the newsboy marked the end of the day ; he tossed a paper toward every front_door , and housewives came down to their steps to pick them up and read what their neighbors had been doing .Synonyms coming advent Related Terms arrival arrive
4. coming [ a ] yet to come
Examples: "coming generations" "a future-day Gibbon of Macaulay"
(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)
Nature 's aim , different from ours , is to provide for the coming generation .Synonyms future_day coming Related Terms future
5. coming [ n ] the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
Examples: "the approach of winter"
6. coming [ n ] the moment of most intense pleasure in sexual intercourseSynonyms climax coming sexual_climax orgasm Related Terms consummation male_orgasm come
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