Knee-deep-in-the-big-muddy definition

(chiefly US, idiomatic) Stuck in a predicament; mired in a difficult situation, especially one resulting from poor judgment or bad leadership.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of knee-deep-in-the-big-muddy - waist-deep-in-the-big-muddy

Origin of knee-deep-in-the-big-muddy

  • From Waist Deep in the Big Muddy, a 1967 folk song by Pete Seeger, protesting the war in Vietnam.

    From Wiktionary