AskDefine | Define upcoming

Dictionary Definition

upcoming adj : of the relatively near future; "the approaching election"; "this coming Thursday"; "the forthcoming holidays"; "the upcoming spring fashions" [syn: approaching, coming(a), forthcoming]

User Contributed Dictionary



up + coming


  1. Of the relatively near future.
    Upcoming movies (also known as trailers).
    Federal budgets lay out government spending for the upcoming year


Extensive Definition

Upcoming (formerly known as is a social event calendar website that launched in 2003. It uses iCalendar and XML for content syndication and supports an open API for the submission of event descriptions. On October 4, 2005, was acquired by Yahoo!.


Upcoming uses hCalendar microformats, so that events can be downloaded directly into calendar applications.

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upcoming in Indonesian: Upcoming

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

about to be, advancing, already in sight, anabatic, approaching, approximate, approximative, ascendant, ascending, ascensional, ascensive, at hand, attracted to, brewing, climbing, close, close at hand, coming, drawn to, foreseen, forthcoming, future, gathering, going to happen, immediate, imminent, impendent, impending, in danger imminent, in prospect, in reserve, in store, in the ascendant, in the cards, in the offing, in the wind, in view, instant, leaping, looming, lowering, lurking, menacing, mounting, near, near at hand, nearing, on the horizon, oncoming, overhanging, preparing, prospective, proximate, rampant, rearing, rising, saltatory, scandent, scansorial, skyrocketing, spiraling, springing, that will be, threatening, to come, uparching, upgoing, upgrade, uphill, uphillward, uprising, upsloping, upward, upwith, waiting
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