plural noun
out·​go·​ings | \ ˈau̇t-ˌgō-iŋz How to pronounce outgoings (audio) , -ˌgȯ(-)iŋz \

Definition of outgoings

: costs incurred : expenses

Examples of outgoings in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Because when all is said and done, talking can only do so much to dispel shame and stigma; what people really need is state support that's easily accessible and actually covers their outgoings. Vicky Spratt, refinery29.com, "The Devastating Effect Debt Had On My Mental Health," 16 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of outgoings

1765, in the meaning defined above

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2 Sep 2020

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“Outgoings.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/outgoings. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of outgoings

British : the money that is spent on something

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