Definitions for outgoingˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or, for 5 , -ˈgoʊ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•go•ingˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or, for 5 , -ˈgoʊ-(adj.)

  1. going out; departing:

    outgoing trains.

  2. leaving or retiring from a position or office:

    the outgoing mayor.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. addressed and ready for posting:

    outgoing mail.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. of or pertaining to food prepared for delivery or consumption off the premises.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. interested in and responsive to others; friendly; sociable.

  6. (n.)the act of going out.

  7. something that goes out.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outgoing(adj)

    leaving a place or a position

    "an outgoing steamship"

  2. outgoing(adj)

    retiring from a position or office

    "the outgoing president"

  3. extroverted, forthcoming, outgoing(adj)

    at ease in talking to others

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. outgoing(adjective)ˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or, for 5, -ˈgoʊ-

    friendly and easy to talk to

    a pretty, outgoing young woman; I'm trying to be more outgoing.


  1. outgoing(Noun)

    The act of leaving or going out; exit, departure

  2. outgoing(Noun)

    Money that leaves one's possession; expenditure, outlay, expense

  3. outgoing(Adjective)

    Comfortable in social settings and interactions; confident in dealing with people especially in meeting new people; gregarious.

    Tom is very outgoing and enjoys meeting people; his brother, on the other hand, is painfully shy.

  4. outgoing(Adjective)

    Going out, on its way out.

    Is there any outgoing post?

  5. outgoing(Adjective)

    Being replaced in office (while still in office but after election has determined will be replaced).

    The outgoing politician wasn't too disappointed he'd lost the election; he was tired of political infighting.

Anagrams of outgoing

  1. going out

Translations for outgoing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary



a very outgoing personality.

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