See coming of age
[kuh-ming-guh l] /kəˈmɪŋ gəl/ verb (used with or without object), comingled, comingling. 1. . v. c.1600, the better (because mingle is not from Latin), but less-used, English form of commingle. Related: comingled; comingling.
- Coming of age in samoa
(1928) A book written by Margaret Mead. Mead determined that the socialization of children in Samoa results in a generally happy adolescence and easy transition to sexual activity and adulthood. These findings challenged the widely held belief that biological changes occurring during adolescence were necessarily accompanied by social and psychological stress. Mead argued that adolescent […]
- Coming of christ
(1) with reference to his first advent “in the fulness of the time” (1 John 5:20; 2 John 1:7), or (2) with reference to his coming again the second time at the last day (Acts 1:11; 3:20, 21; 1 Thess. 4:15; 2 Tim. 4:1; Heb. 9:28). The expression is used metaphorically of the introduction of […]
[kuhm-ing-out] /ˈkʌm ɪŋˈaʊt/ noun 1. a debut into society, especially a formal debut by a debutante. 2. an acknowledgment of one’s homosexuality, either to oneself or publicly.