com·ing / ˈkəming/ • adj. 1. due to happen or just beginning: work is due to start in the coming year.2. likely to be important or successful in the future: he was the coming man of French racing.• n. [in sing.] an arrival or an approach: the coming of a new age.PHRASES: comings and goings the busy movements of a person or group of people, esp. in and out of a place.not know if one is coming or going inf. be confused, esp. as a result of being very busy.