way ahead/behind/out etc
The other cyclists were way behind.
She lives way out of town.
by a large amount
way above/below/past etc
Her IQ is way above average.
Your guess was way out (=completely incorrect), he's actually thirty-eight.
We first met way back (=a long time ago) in the 70s.
way heavier/smarter/bigger etc (=much heavier etc)
The tickets were way more expensive than I thought.
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I think she's way cool, man.