Someone or something that has the potential to be awesome.

awesome potential hopeful valuable
"He seems like a promising politician" (note: awesomeness, here, is rarely seen)

"Her plan to invest in earplugs for the deaf sounds promising"
by Franz730 August 25, 2008
The definition of Beautiful. The real meaning of 'One in a million'. Usually of exqusite natural beauty. Smart & Witty, headstrong & focussed. Determined, stubborn as hell! Loving and playful. The most fabulous smile, which lights up a room. Simply stunning inside and out. A diamond in the rough.
You are truely blessed if you ever meet a Promise...
by Ispeakonlythetruth February 4, 2010
In British English, "on a promise" simply means that you have arranged to or at least expect to have sex with someone in the near future - usually your regular partner.
Sorry, Dave. No drinks for me tonight. The wife found the handcuffs we used on our weddin' night, so it looks like I'm on a promise, know what I mean?
Something that many people make but few people keep.
I promise I'll pay you the money back.
by AmbientLion January 17, 2004
Something that you can't break. Ever.
"Promise?" - Finn
"Promise." - Eleven
by Mike Byers October 7, 2016
The past tense of Promise. Made sure they will do something or that something will happen.
"I promised to go to the park at 2:30pm"

"He promised to stop with the jokes but he didn't stop"
by Shitass, True God May 1, 2021
something that you are committed to and you don't break what you say your committed to.
I promise to be forever yours.
by diZ iZ lANii :-] May 9, 2009