muddle along

phrasal verb
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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.

Word by Word Definitions

muddle play
  1. : to make turbid or muddy

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

  3. : to mix confusedly

  1. : a state of especially mental confusion

  2. : a confused mess

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

  2. : in the course of

  3. : in accordance with : in

  1. : forward, on

  2. : from one to another

  3. : in company : as a companion


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