adjective, stead·i·er, stead·i·est.
noun, plural stead·ies.
verb (used with object), stead·ied, stead·y·ing.
verb (used without object), stead·ied, stead·y·ing.
British Dictionary definitions for go steady
adjective steadier or steadiest
verb steadies, steadying or steadied
noun plural steadies
Derived Formssteadier, nounsteadily, adverbsteadiness, noun
Word Origin for steady
Idioms and Phrases with go steady (1 of 2)
Date one person exclusively, as in Parents often don't approve of their children's decision to go steady. This usage may be obsolescent. [Slang; c. 1900] Also see go together, def. 2; go with, def. 1.
Idioms and Phrases with go steady (2 of 2)
In addition to the idiom beginning with steady
- steady as a rock
- go steady
- slow but sure (steady wins the race)