muddle along

phrasal verb
muddled along; muddling along; muddles along

Definition of muddle along

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

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“Muddle along.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muddle%20along. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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