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

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  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 WordNet

  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 Contribution

  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. Oakbay Resources:

    This decision follows a sustained political attack on the Company, and the concern that the jobs and livelihoods of nearly one thousand employees would be at immediate risk as a result of the outgoing director's association with the company.

  2. Omar Gonzalez:

    If it's outgoing, we don't know how it got into the Budget truck.

  3. David Ayres:

    Celebrities, A-listers, and even hockey players that have people following them all over the place, it can't be easy, usually they say goalies are the quiet ones and I definitely fit that stereotype. I'm fairly quiet, not really that outgoing but in a situation like this you learn to be.

  4. Hani Bohsali:

    There is a lack of outgoing transfers, so in return there is a lack of inflow of goods, and suppliers are now starting to hold shipments that have not been paid for.

  5. Top Model:

    Im definitely more open with my body and Im an outgoing person. I am from Germany and I am, you know, I dont always tend to wear the most clothes, so you know sometimes they will give me a nudge and be like, Mom, really ?

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