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  1. steadfast; faithful; unchanging: steady-going service to the cause of justice.
  2. regular and dependable, as in habits of living: a steady-going family man.

Origin of steady-going

First recorded in 1815–25 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for steady-going

Historical Examples of 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

    Winston Churchill

  • He's a quiet, steady-going, regular dragon at his work—he is!


    Wilkie Collins

  • But for you and your steady-going banks, how could we operate at all?

    Hester, Volume 2 (of 3)

    Margaret Oliphant

  • No, love is a luxury of the rich and the poor and the steady-going.

    The Great God Success

    John Graham (David Graham Phillips)