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Synonyms for outgoing
ˈaʊtˌgoʊ ɪŋ or, for 5 , -ˈgoʊ-out·go·ing

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. outgoingnoun



  2. outgoingnoun

    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.



  3. outgoingadjective

    Going out, on its way out.

    Is there any outgoing post?



  4. outgoingadjective

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


Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. outgoingadjective

    leaving a place or a position

    "an outgoing steamship"

    forthcoming, extroverted

    unsociable, future(a), inward, next, influent, succeeding(a), inpouring, designate(ip), incoming, elect(ip), inbound, in(a), inflowing

  2. outgoingadjective

    retiring from a position or office

    "the outgoing president"

    forthcoming, extroverted

    inpouring, influent, inbound, elect(ip), succeeding(a), designate(ip), incoming, unsociable, next, future(a), inward, in(a), inflowing

  3. extroverted, forthcoming, outgoingadjective

    at ease in talking to others

    forthcoming, extravert, extraverted, upcoming, extroverted, extravertive, extrovert, approaching, extrovertive, extrospective, coming(a)

    influent, unsociable, inbound, future(a), designate(ip), incoming, inflowing, elect(ip), next, inward, succeeding(a), inpouring, in(a)

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. extraversion

    concerned with people and things, rather than ideas and concepts

    sales is a great career for extroverts because it takes someone who is outgoing.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

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  1. Bernard Iddings Bell:

    To love is not a passive thing. To love is active voice. When I love I do something, I function, I give. I do not love in order that I may be loved back again, but for the creative joy of loving. And every time I do so love I am freed, at least a little, by the outgoing of love, from enslavement to that most intolerable of master, myself.

  2. Walter Scott:

    He was outgoing -- loved everybody, (was) very known in the community and got along with everybody, all the family loves him, and his kids loved him.

  3. Amanda Prince:

    She was crazy. Very athletic. Outgoing. She was just ... Jessica, she was happy all the time. She made everybody laugh.

  4. Sylvia Plath, The Journals of Sylvia Plath:

    Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it and the imagination to improvise.

  5. Krystle Campbell:

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

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