- steadfast; faithful; unchanging: steady-going service to the cause of justice.
- regular and dependable, as in habits of living: a steady-going family man.
Origin of steady-going
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for steady-going
London for the stranger has a steady-going, hearty hospitality.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
Let it be said of him that he was a steady-going young man, and that he sighed for the moon.Coniston, Complete
He's a quiet, steady-going, regular dragon at his work—he is!Basil
But for you and your steady-going banks, how could we operate at all?Hester, Volume 2 (of 3)
No, love is a luxury of the rich and the poor and the steady-going.The Great God Success
John Graham (David Graham Phillips)