Definition of outgoing
Examples of outgoing in a Sentence
Outgoing mail goes in this box.
a salesman whose aggressively outgoing personality could sometimes be overbearing
Recent Examples of outgoing from the Web
Seth Bloom, a lawyer and former Orleans Parish School Board president, jumped into the race this week to succeed outgoing New Orleans City Councilwoman LaToya Cantrell.
In an Aug. 21, 2013 file photo, outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller speaks during an interview at FBI headquarters, in Washington.
An investigation into the misuse of funds by an outgoing chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley cost 10 times more than the misspending.
Eliza Bryant Village is seeking fun, caring and outgoing volunteers who enjoy interacting with seniors and love to bowl!
The commencement ceremony, which took place on the football field of Gerry Gray Stadium, was also a time for Richard O'Hara, the outgoing school president and interim principal, to give some final thoughts to the graduates.
The most recent instance came Wednesday, when outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) pardoned Liliana Cruz Mendez of Falls Church for a 2014 misdemeanor conviction for driving without a license.
In January, lawyers for the outgoing Obama administration appealed the case to the Supreme Court.
If everyone in a neighborhood picks up the phone at once, some calls won’t go through because there aren’t enough outgoing lines.
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First Known Use of outgoing
before 12th century
OUTGOING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outgoing for English Language Learners
—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
OUTGOING Defined for Kids
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