muddle along

Definition of muddle along


  1. :  to think, act, or proceed in a confused way or without a plan She muddled along for a few years before going to college.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make turbid or muddy

    :  to befog or stupefy (see stupefy 1) especially with liquor

    :  to mix confusedly

  1. :  a state of especially mental confusion

    :  a confused mess

  1. :  in a line matching the length or direction of

    :  at a point or points on

    :  in the course of

  1. :  forward, on

    :  from one to another

    :  in company :  as a companion

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