Share this entry


Synonyms of forthcoming in English:


  • 1 forthcoming events
    imminent, impending, coming, upcoming, approaching, future;
    close, (close) at hand, in store, in the wind, in the air, in the offing, in the pipeline, on the horizon, on the way, on us, about to happen
    [Antonyms] past, current
  • 2 no reply was forthcoming
    available, ready, at hand, accessible, obtainable, at someone's disposal, obtained, given, vouchsafed to someone
    [Antonyms] unavailable
  • 3 he was not very forthcoming about himself
    communicative, talkative, chatty, loquacious, vocal;
    expansive, expressive, unreserved, uninhibited, outgoing, frank, open, candid
    [Antonyms] uncommunicative
  • Definition of forthcoming in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources