extrovert

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
ex•tro•vert /ˈɛkstrəˌvɜrt/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Psychologyan outgoing person;
    an active, talkative, cheerful person.

adj. 
  1. PsychologyAlso, ˈex•troˌvert•ed. marked by such a tendency to be outgoing.
See -vert-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ex•tro•vert  (ekstrə vûrt′, -strō-),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. an outgoing, gregarious person.
  2. [Psychol.]a person characterized by extroversion;
    a person concerned primarily with the physical and social environment (opposed to introvert).

adj. 
  1. Also,  extro•vert′ed. [Psychol.]marked by extroversion.

v.t. 
  1. [Psychol.]to direct (the mind, one's interest, etc.) outward or to things outside the self.
Also,  extravert. 
  • extro- + Latin vertere to turn 1665–75


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

extrovert, extravert /ˈɛkstrəˌvɜːt/ n
  1. a person concerned more with external reality than inner feelings
adj
  1. of or characterized by extroversion
Etymology: 20th Century: from extro- (variant of extra-, contrasting with intro-) + -vert, from Latin vertere to turn

ˈextroˌverted, ˈextraˌverted adj



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