Definition of out of the way in English:

out of the way


  • 1(of a place) remote; secluded.

    ‘we're too out of the way for mains electricity’
    [as modifier] ‘an out-of-the-way rural district’
    outlying, outer, outermost
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  • 2Dealt with or finished.

    ‘economic recovery will begin once the election is out of the way’
    1. 2.1 (of a person) no longer an obstacle or hindrance to someone's plans.
      ‘why did Josie want her out of the way?’
  • 3[usually with negative] Unusual, exceptional, or remarkable.

    ‘he'd seen nothing out of the way’
    ‘something very out of the way had happened’
    strange, unusual, peculiar, odd, funny, curious, bizarre, weird, uncanny, queer, unexpected, unfamiliar, abnormal, off-centre
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