Meaning of up to mud in English:

up to mud


informal Australian
  • Not satisfactory; not good enough.

    • ‘our present system is up to mud’
    • ‘A local cynic reckons they're up to mud.’
    • ‘Things are up to mud in Native Affairs here.’
    • ‘There is very little water for either washing or drinking, and no drinks left in the canteen except Sarilla — which is up to mud.’
    • ‘I found things were "up to mud" and Tucker was a disgrace to the Army.’
    • ‘This country is up to mud for Australians.’