What does outgoing mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word outgoing.

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


  1. outgoing(a.)

    Being sent out; as, outgoing mail; outgoing packages.

  2. outgoing(a.)

    Enjoying the company of others; pleasant and responsive to others; sociable; friendly; convivial; cordial; -- of people; as, an outgoing personality. Opposite of reserved or cold.


  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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outgoing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outgoing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shawntris Leake:

    My brother was goofy, outgoing.

  2. Krystle Campbell:

    She was very happy, outgoing, a hard worker.

  3. Shaveontae King:

    Young, energetic, outgoing, lovable. He had a bright smile.

  4. Krystle Campbell:

    Oh, she was a beautiful girl, she was very happy, outgoing, a hard worker.

  5. Martin Ziguele:

    All the candidates are on the same footing. The outgoing president has not supported anyone.

Images & Illustrations of outgoing

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