Meaning of “fly by the seat of your pants” in the English Dictionary

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"fly by the seat of your pants" in American English

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fly by the seat of your pants

to do something difficult without the necessary skill or experience:

I had no idea how to do it – I was just flying by the seat of my pants.

(Definition of “fly by the seat of your pants” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)