up-and-comer


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up-and-com·ing

(ŭp′ən-kŭm′ĭng)
adj.
Showing signs of advancement and ambitious development: an up-and-coming executive; an up-and-coming neighborhood.

up′-and-com′er n.

up-and-comer

n
informal someone who shows promise in a particular field and appears likely to be successful
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up-and-comer

noun
One showing much promise:
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