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 Dictionary entry overview: What does outgoing mean? 

OUTGOING (adjective)
  The adjective OUTGOING has 2 senses:

1. leaving a place or a position
2. at ease in talking to others

  Familiarity information: OUTGOING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

OUTGOING (adjective)

Sense 1outgoing [BACK TO TOP]


Leaving a place or a position

Context examples:

an outgoing steamship / the outgoing president


outbound; outward; outward-bound (that is going out or leaving)

effluent; outflowing (that is flowing outward)

out (directed outward or serving to direct something outward)

past; preceding; retiring (of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office)


past (earlier than the present time; no longer current)


direction (the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves)


incoming (arriving at a place or position)

Sense 2outgoing [BACK TO TOP]


At ease in talking to others


forthcoming; extroverted; outgoing


sociable (inclined to or conducive to companionship with others)

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