Meaning of “outgoing” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective uk /ˌaʊtˈɡəʊɪŋ/ us /ˈaʊtɡəʊɪŋ/

Someone who is outgoing is friendly, talks a lot, and enjoys meeting people:

Anne is very outgoing, but her sister's quite shy.
LEAVING POWER [ always before noun ]

leaving a position of power or responsibility:

the outgoing president
LEAVING A PLACE [ always before noun ]

going to another place:

outgoing calls/messages

(Definition of “outgoing” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)