Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: adjective

Definitions: (adjective) A person who is forthcoming is someone who tells others what they’re thinking. (adjective) An event that is forthcoming is something that will happen soon. It’s coming in a short time.

Examples: (adjective) If a politician is not very forthcoming, the people might lose their faith in them. (adjective) I asked him what his plans are for next year but he wasn’t very forthcoming. (adjective) The forthcoming publication of his book will help him get status and respect.

Synonyms: adjectives: expected, upcoming, approaching. honest, transparent.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 B