[stee-vuh n]


a male given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for steven

Contemporary Examples of steven

Historical Examples of steven

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

  • That might be in a month, and it might be six, even Steven could not say.

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

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    Henry Beam Piper

  • And the succession could be safeguarded by marrying Steven and Myrna.

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    Henry Beam Piper

  • If Steven had all sorts of tricks up his sleeve there was no reason to suppose he must fail.

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    Roi Cooper Megrue

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

Idioms and Phrases with steven


see even-steven.

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