get while the goin's good
get (out) while the gettin(g)'s good definition
and get (out) while the goin's good
to leave while it is still safe or possible to do so. : I can tell that it's time for me to get while the gettin's good. , I think we should go. Let's get while the going's good.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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