inch along(redirected from inching along)
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To proceed or move along in very small increments or very gradually. Ugh, there was a terrible traffic jam—we inched along the highway for miles. I got stuck inching along behind the trash truck for a few blocks.
inch along (something)
to move slowly along something little by little. The cat inched along the carpet toward the mouse. Traffic was inching along.
see under by inches.