up-and-comer


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up-and-comer

Someone who displays signs of or potential for ambitious development, advancement, and achievement. That new intern we hired certainly is an up-and-comer, don't you think? I wouldn't be surprised if she ended up running this place someday. He might not have won the championship round, but this amateur is definitely an up-and-comer!
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Back to a cabernet specialist for Up-and-Comer Nickel and Nickel, whose vineyard designates are superb examples of potential.
This tiny appellation (barely 1,200 acres) is cool enough to be home to Roederer Estate, one of the state's top sparkling wine producers, and home as well to great chardonnay and pinot noir makers such as our Star Winery, Navarro Vineyards, and Up-and-Comer Handley Cellars.
The young up-and-comer would have been told--or made--to wait his turn while the more experienced men fought to claim their right to the district.
We are excited to have InContext Solutions as the first winner of our Up-and-Comer award," said Tom Kuczmarski, founder and co-chair of the Chicago Innovation Awards.
Before Rhymefest blew in from the Windy City to collect a songwriting Grammy for Kanye West's ``Jesus Walks,'' the up-and-comer (born Che Smith) got by doing odd jobs.
said, "The American Stock Exchange, through its innovative ECM program, gave us `head start' recognition as an up-and-comer in the burgeoning field of alternative transportation technology.
Joining the Hollywood Bowl bill is a sparkling lineup bringing together such disparate forces as youthful up-and-comer Jamie Cullum, the post-bebop Golden Striker Trio, thrilling Senegalese singer Baaba Maal, straight-ahead jazz saxist Benny Golson and rousing crowd-pleasers Ozomatli.
Likable if confused Sam (Bret Harrison), more successful than his pals, is an up-and-comer at a struggling airline whose executives (Philip Baker Hall, Mimi Rogers) are generic nutcases.
100 reserved seating includes general admission access; food; art auction; Life and Legend Tributes for Stanley Clarke, Joe Jackson and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs; performances by Stanley Clarke, After 7, Remy Hendrix (a local up-and-comer with several years of national touring experience who fuses soul, rock, funk and pop music), BET Comic and local favorite Denny Live.
If we call 'em holiday trees,'' some up-and-comer sales assistant posited, ``we'll expand our target market.
The Protege award recognizes an up-and-comer under 40 years old who has shown measurable achievement, strong leadership and great promise.
There's just something about you'' is what people keep saying to Bud Rex, the Kennedy-esque congressional up-and-comer who is about to announce his candidacy for the U.
Southern Idaho: This spunky up-and-comer in the wine world sits at a higher altitude than most wine-growing regions, and its soil has greater volcanic ash content, producing grapes recognized for their flavorful and distinctive character.
Other Hart standouts include senior Zach Cancio and top up-and-comer Otto DeGreiff, a sophomore called up from the junior varsity.
Peak call open interest may lie at the 15 level for the front three months, but the 17 level is a fast up-and-comer, ranking second in the March series and topping the list in the April and June series.