- The definition of an extrovert is someone who is very outgoing and engaged with people.
An example of an extrovert is someone at a party who chats easily with everyone.
Origin: see extroversion
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Origin: Alteration (influenced by introvert) of extravert : extra- + Latin vertere, vers-, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
extrovert - Cultural Definition
A term introduced by the psychologist Carl Jung to describe a person whose motives and actions are directed outward. Extroverts are more prone to action than contemplation, make friends readily, adjust easily to social situations, and generally show warm interest in their surroundings. (Compare introvert.)
extrovert - Medical Definition