Definition of outgoing
- an outgoing ship
- the outgoing president
- outgoing mail
- His outgoing personality made him popular at school.
Outgoing mail goes in this box.
a salesman whose aggressively outgoing personality could sometimes be overbearing
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—used to describe someone who is friendly and likes being with and talking to other people
: going away : leaving a place
: leaving a particular position
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to grant as a privilege or special favor
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