wade in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [intransitive] British informal
present tense
I/you/we/theywade in
he/she/itwades in
present participlewading in
past tensewaded in
past participlewaded in
  1. to become involved in someone else’s discussion, argument, or fight in a confident way that may not be very welcome

    She just waded in and gave the kid a smack.

See also main entry: wade