the blind leading the blind

Definition of the blind leading the blind

  1. —used informally to describe a situation in which someone who is not sure about how to do something is helping another person who also is not sure about how to do it I'll try to help, but it's the blind leading the blind because I've never done this before either.

Word by Word Definitions

blindplay
  1. :  sightless

    :  having less than 110 of normal vision in the more efficient eye when refractive defects are fully corrected by lenses

    :  of or relating to sightless persons

  1. :  to make blind

    :  dazzle

    :  to withhold light from

  1. :  something to hinder sight or keep out light: such as

    :  a window shutter

    :  a roller window shade

  1. :  blindly: such as

    :  to the point of insensibility

    :  without seeing outside an airplane

leadingplay
  1. :  coming or ranking first :  foremost

    :  exercising leadership

    :  providing direction or guidance


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