(noun, adjective, interjection)


1. arriving at a place or position

- incoming class

- incoming mail

Similar word(s): inbound, inward, designate, elect, future, next, succeeding, in, inflowing, influent, inpouring, future

2. entering upon a position of office vacated by another

- the incoming president

Sentences with incoming as an adjective:

- Incoming tides cause a tidal bore in many rivers.

- The incoming prime minister gave a press conference.


1. (military) a warning that something is coming towards you; especially enemy artillery fire


1. the act of entering

Similar word(s): entering, entrance, entry, ingress

Definition categories: act, arrival