up-and-coming definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- enterprising, alert, and promising
- gaining in importance or status
up-and-coming definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Showing signs of advancement and ambitious development: an up-and-coming executive; an up-and-coming neighborhood.
- upˌ-and-comˈer noun