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extrovert

noun ex·tro·vert \ˈek-strə-ˌvərt\

Simple Definition of extrovert

  • : a friendly person who likes being with and talking to other people : an outgoing person

Full Definition of extrovert

  1. :  one whose personality is characterized by extroversion; broadly :  a gregarious and unreserved person

extrovert also extravert adjective
ex·tro·vert·ed also ex·tra·vert·ed play \-ˌvər-təd, ˌek-strə-ˈvər-\ adjective

Examples of extrovert

  1. <a natural extrovert, he mixes well in any social situation>



Variants of extrovert

also ex·tra·vert play \ˈek-strə-ˌvərt\

Origin of extrovert

modification of German extravertiert, from Latin extra- + vertere


First Known Use: 1918



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