Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An extroverted person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To turn from within outward. See the extract.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Psychol.) A person who is extroverted; a person who is marked by an interest in others or concerned primarily with external reality. Contrasted with introvert.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective outgoing; sociable; concerned with outer affairs
  • noun One who is outgoing; sociable or concerned with outer affairs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being concerned with the social and physical environment
  • noun (psychology) a person concerned more with practical realities than with inner thoughts and feelings

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration (influenced by introvert) of extravert : extra– + Latin vertere, vers-, to turn; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

Examples

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  • Extrovertido // Similar meaning: outgoing

    October 19, 2007

  • /'ekstrəvɜ:t/ (notice that first syllable is stressed)

    October 19, 2007