Pronunciation: (fôrth'kum'ing, fōrth'-), [key]
1. coming forth, or about to come forth; about to appear; approaching in time: the forthcoming concert.
2. ready or available when required or expected: He assured us that payment would be forthcoming.
3. frank and cooperative; candid: In his testimony, the senator could have been more forthcoming.
4. friendly and outgoing; sociable.
a coming forth; appearance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.