up-and-comer
noun see up-and-coming

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • up-and-comer — up and coming ► ADJECTIVE ▪ likely to become successful. DERIVATIVES up and comer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • up-and-comer — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: up and coming + er : comer 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • up-and-comer — noun someone who is up and coming, who has begun to be successful in some field and is likely to become even more successful in the future See Also: up and coming …   Wiktionary

  • up-and-comer — See up and coming. * * * …   Universalium

  • up-and-comer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun One showing much promise: comer, rising star. See ABILITY …   English dictionary for students

  • up-and-coming — up and comer, n. /up euhn kum ing/, adj. likely to succeed; bright and industrious: an up and coming young executive. [1840 50, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • up-and-coming — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ likely to become successful. DERIVATIVES up and comer noun …   English terms dictionary

  • up-and-coming — /ˈʌp ən kʌmɪŋ / (say up uhn kuming) adjective about to become successful, popular, powerful, etc.: an up and coming politician. Also, (especially in predicative use), up and coming. –up and comer, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • up-and-coming — adjective Date: 1926 gaining prominence and likely to advance or succeed < an up and coming young actor > • up and comer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • up-and-coming — adjective emerging; aspiring; improving; beginning to attract attention or critical acclaim The theater likes to feature up and coming singers and comedians. See Also: up and comer …   Wiktionary

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