Definition of outgoing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈaʊtɡəʊɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈaʊtɡoʊɪŋ//
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  1. 1liking to meet other people, enjoying their company and being friendly towards them synonym sociable an outgoing personality She was always cheerful and outgoing. I’ve become more confident and outgoing. See related entries: Friendly
  2. 2[only before noun] leaving the position of responsibility mentioned the outgoing president/government opposite incoming
  3. 3[only before noun] going away from a particular place rather than arriving in it This telephone should be used for outgoing calls. outgoing flights/passengers the outgoing tide opposite incoming
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: outgoing