on the way out

1

About to go out, as in We were on our way out when the phone rang.

2

Going out of fashion, becoming obsolete, as in Full-size cars are on their way out.


Nearby words

  1. on the verge of,
  2. on the wagon,
  3. on the warpath,
  4. on the watch,
  5. on the way,
  6. on the whole,
  7. on the wing,
  8. on the wrong foot,
  9. on the wrong side of bed,
  10. on the wrong tack

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