go steady


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.

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How to use go steady in a sentence

  • “But I expect Dick thinks it was worth his while to have to go steady,” said Cresswell.

    Follow My leader | Talbot Baines Reed
  • He says, 'Be careful, you, of the water-pot; go steady with your syringe.

    Rest Harrow | Maurice Hewlett