[ am-bi-vurt ]
/ ˈæm bɪˌvɜrt /
one whose personality type is intermediate between extrovert and introvert.
- ambivalent sexism,
- ambler, eric,
Origin of ambivert
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/ (ˈæmbɪˌvɜːt) /
psychol a person who is intermediate between an extrovert and an introvert
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
"person exhibiting features of an extrovert and an introvert," coined by Kimball Young in "Source Book for Social Psychology" (1927), from ambi- "about, around" + Latin vertere, as in introvert. Related: Ambiversion.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper