An outgoing bartender.
- Outgoing means something that is departing.
An example of outgoing is the train leaving the train station.
- The definition of outgoing is someone who is talkative, comfortable meeting others and friendly.
An example of someone outgoing is a very friendly bartender.
- going out; leaving
- retiring from office
- expansive, friendly, etc.: an outgoing personality
- the act of going out
- [usually pl.]Brit. an outlay; expenses
- a. Going out or away; departing: an outgoing passenger train.b. Retiring from or relinquishing a place, position, or office: the outgoing chairperson.c. Addressed for sending: outgoing mail.
- Sociable and responsive to others; friendly: a warm, outgoing personality.
- Intended to be taken out, as from a restaurant: outgoing orders of Chinese food.
(comparative more outgoing, superlative most outgoing)
- 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.
- (not comparable) Going out, on its way out.
- Is there any outgoing post?
- (not comparable) Being replaced in office (while still in office but after election has determined that he/she will be replaced).
- The outgoing politician wasn't too disappointed he'd lost the election; he was tired of political infighting.
- Present participle of outgo.