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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This year the 2018 Safe Guy DAngelo Martin will be accompanied by social media up-and-comer Montel Tivoli to form a duo of Safe Guys.
In fact, it's probably fair to say that MK has been something of a mentor for KC, including him on multiple line-ups in Manchester, Belfast and regularly in Ibiza, where he's even called the young up-and-comer into the booth to drop his own banger Sol in the middle of one of his own sets.
The up-and-comer was a stand out at the Miu Miu show in Paris.
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The much-anticipated 2018-19 campaign of the budding Phoenix Suns suffered a blow as up-and-comer Devin Booker will reportedly undergo surgery on his right hand, according to John Gambadoro of Arizona Sports 98.7 FM.
Incumbent from Parti Warisan Sabah deputy president Darell Leiking, 44, goes up against Upko's young, up-and-comer Ceasar Mandela Malakun, 27, the youngest BN candidate in the state, and Parti Solidariti Tanah Airku (STAR)'s Cleftus Stephen Spine, 63.
Bantamweight Farooq is just starting out but would love to impress at the tribute dinner-show bout that will also feature lightheavyweight up-and-comer Grant Quigley and welterweight Sam Ball.
The best of your emails, tweets and facebook comments @DanBarberTF Why bend rules to allow a 13yo to run [in the Grand National], potentially depriving an up-and-comer who may never get the chance again?
To close out their month-long residency in New York, The Sprite Corner hosted a finale concert featuring Nas, Isaiah Rashad, and young up-and-comer Jordan Bratton.
Today, the company is a market leader in adult incontinence with its Friends brand and is an up-and-comer in baby diapers with the Teddy brand.
(It's not open to the public, but you can catch a glimpse of it from Harmon Avenue.) Inside the arena, cheer for the Southwest's own Sherry Cervi (right) as she defends her barrel-racing title against up-and-comer (and Floridian!) Kaley Bass.