Synonyms for Outgoing:


artless (adjective)
natural, unrestrained, uncalculating, Unbeguiling, unaffected, un-artificial, undisguised, undeceptive, undeceitful, ingenuous, candid, broad, honest, sincere, open, trusting, frank, downright, naive, artless, Unartful, direct, straightforward, Plain-spoken, callow, blunt, overt, undeceiving, unsophisticated, genuine, plain.
communicative (adjective)
communicable, forthcoming, frank, candid.
companionable (adjective)
demonstrative (adjective)
emergent (adjective)
expansive (adjective)
friendly (adjective)
gregarious, nice, Warm-hearted, warm, pleasant, amiable, good-natured, welcoming, spontaneous.
informative (adjective)
outgoing (adjective)
kind, unreserved, open, communicative, gregarious, outbound, civil, warm, outward-bound, friendly, departing, past, expansive, retiring, sociable, unrestrained.
sociable (adjective)
civil, kind, friendly.
talkative (adjective)


Against, down, around, away, up, onward, outside, about, backward, back. outgoing (noun)
forthcoming, preceding, out, effluent, extrovertish, outbound, departing, sociable, outflowing, extroverted, extraversive, outward, extroversive, outward-bound, past, retiring.

Other synonyms:

gregarious. communicative. expansive, communicable. outspoken

Usage examples for outgoing

  1. He at last became troubled, and then alarmed, and made great effort to regain his old, happy emotions and experiences; but, like an outgoing tide, they ebbed steadily away. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  2. They had run to the very end of the pier, too; so as to see the last of the outgoing ship. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  3. Before a recent election of two judges in that State, in preparation for which a scheme had been suggested by which one of the outgoing judges of each party should be re- elected, a third candidate for the succession, himself a prominent member of the bar and an officer of the State, published a lengthy statement of his claims, which concluded thus: I am a candidate for nomination to the office of Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals at the coming Democratic State Convention. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD