out·go·ing / ˈoutˌgōing/ • adj. 1. friendly and socially confident: she's an extremely affable, jovial, outgoing type of person.2. leaving an office or position, esp. after an election defeat or completed term of office: the outgoing governor. ∎ going out or away from a particular place: incoming and outgoing calls.• n. Brit. (outgoings) a person's regular expenditure.