on the way out


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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.
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on the way out

1 going down in status, estimation, or favour; going out of fashion. 2 dying. informal
See also: on, out, way