Adjective "extrovert" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


An outgoing, socially confident person.
  1. 'Instead, it's a private party with added cars, attracting extroverts and speed freaks from various walks of life: motorsport professionals, models, musicians, artists.'
  2. 'The extroverts need to socialize, the introverts dread it.'
  3. 'Are there canny advantages to being socially averse that the extroverts among us never see?'
  4. 'In taste terms, it was almost over-the-top, like having too many extroverts at a dinner party, spirited but good fun.'
  5. 'If he were a spy, he certainly did not stand out from the crowd, though some have described him as an extrovert.'
  6. 'On the other hand, there are also children who are complete extroverts and very confident.'
  7. 'Stravynski's gang has transformed many wallflowers into extroverts.'
  8. 'Ida Worthington, and her husband Fred, who died 15 years ago, were larger-than-life extroverts.'
  9. 'I've always been an extrovert, the joker in the pack,’ he admits.'
  10. 'I always thought extroverts had more than 3 friends.'
  11. 'Researchers measured extraversion and introversion among participants with a standard questionnaire and then compared extraverts to introverts by correlating the extraversion score to the strength of the positive-affect boost.'
  12. 'Whereas the extravert is oriented primarily to events in the outer world, the introvert is primarily concerned with the inner world.'


Relating to, denoting, or typical of an extrovert.
  1. 'Standing in front of a camera with that much flesh on show I suppose you've got to be pretty extrovert and confident.'
  2. 'I'm much more outgoing and extrovert, like an excited Labrador.'
  3. 'I also worked with the costume designer, the make-up girl and the hairdresser to define a look that matched Julie's extrovert personality.'


1. an outgoing, gregarious person.

2. Psychology. a person characterized by extroversion; a person concerned primarily with the physical and social environment (opposed to introvert). adjective

3. Also, extroverted. Psychology. marked by extroversion. verb (used with object)

4. Psychology. to direct (the mind, one's interest, etc.) outward or to things outside the self.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be extrovert on courts."

"goalkeepers can be extrovert."

"characters can be extrovert."

"people can be extrovert."

"personalities can be extrovert."

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Early 20th century: from extro- (variant of extra-, on the pattern of intro-) + Latin vertere ‘to turn’.