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Steven

[stee-vuh n] /ˈsti vən/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • That might be in a month, and it might be six, even Steven could not say.

  • Steven Meredith has no reason to fear that we will betray him.

  • "Well, I won't argue the last half of it, Steven," his father told him.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • And the succession could be safeguarded by marrying Steven and Myrna.

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • We most of us have enemies, Steven said lightly, and we are all in danger.

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Word Origin and History for Steven

masc. proper name, anglicized form of Stephen (q.v.). A top 20 name for boys born in the U.S. between 1949 and 1976; the -ph- form was more popular until 1960s.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Slang definitions & phrases for Steven

steven

Related Terms

even-stephen

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Idioms and Phrases with Steven

steven

The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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