outgiving

1 of 2

noun

: something that is given out
especially : a public statement or utterance
examining these opinions and the outgivings of eminent bankers F. L. Allen

outgiving

2 of 2

adjective

: not holding back : free and easy
cocky, confident, and outgivingBeach Conger
had an easygoing, outgiving personalityLouis Auchincloss

Word History

Etymology

Noun

out entry 3 + giving, gerund of give (after give out)

Adjective

out entry 1 + giving, present participle of give (after give out)

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“Outgiving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outgiving. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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