from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. About to appear or take place; approaching: the forthcoming elections.
- adj. Available when required or as promised: Federal funds were not forthcoming.
- adj. Affable and outgoing: a considerate, forthcoming person.
- adj. Candid and willing to cooperate.
- n. The act or an instance of coming forth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Approaching or about to take place.
- adj. Available when needed.
- adj. Considerate and affable; willing to cooperate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Ready or about to appear; making appearance.
- adj. Candid; frank; not withholding relevant information; cooperative in providing information.
- adj. Having an agreeable and sociable personality; friendly.
- adj. Available or ready at the time required.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A coming forth.
- n. In Scots law, the action by which an arrestment is made effectual. In this action the arrestee and common debtor are called before the judge to hear judgment given; the debt is ordered to be paid, or the effects are ordered to be delivered up to the arresting creditor, or the matter is otherwise disposed of.
- About to come forth or out; about to appear; in such a position or condition, as a person or a thing, that his or its presence when needed can be counted on.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. available when required or as promised
- adj. of the relatively near future
- adj. at ease in talking to others
forth- + coming (Wiktionary)