go steady


go steady
   to court to the exclusion of others
   A pleasant, if dated, usage:
    Either this was a popular spot for lovers or some people had been going steady for a very long time. (Bryson, 1995)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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  • steady — adj Steady, uniform, even, equable, constant are comparable when they mean neither markedly varying nor variable but much the same throughout its course or extent. Steady is the most widely applicable of these terms; in general it suggests… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Steady, As She Goes — «Steady, As She Goes» …   Википедия

  • steady — [sted′ē] adj. steadier, steadiest [ STEAD + Y2] 1. that does not shake, tremble, totter, etc.; firm; fixed; stable 2. constant, regular, uniform, or continuous; not changing, wavering, or faltering [a steady gaze, a steady diet, a steady rhythm]… …   English World dictionary

  • Steady state (disambiguation) — Steady state in general is a dynamic equilibrium commonly observed in dynamic systems. Specifically, it may refer to: *Steady state (biochemistry), a central term in osmosis *Steady state (chemistry), a central term in chemical kinetics *Steady… …   Wikipedia

  • Steady — Stead y ( [y^]), a. [Compar. {Steadier} ( [i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Steadiest}.] [Cf. AS. stedig sterile, barren, st[ae][eth][eth]ig, steady (in gest[ae][eth][eth]ig), D. stedig, stadig, steeg, G. st[ a]tig, stetig. See {Stead}, n.] 1. Firm in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steady rest — Steady Stead y ( [y^]), a. [Compar. {Steadier} ( [i^]*[ e]r); superl. {Steadiest}.] [Cf. AS. stedig sterile, barren, st[ae][eth][eth]ig, steady (in gest[ae][eth][eth]ig), D. stedig, stadig, steeg, G. st[ a]tig, stetig. See {Stead}, n.] 1. Firm in …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Steady state — is a more general situation than dynamic equilibrium. If a system is in steady state, then the recently observed behavior of the system will continue into the future. In stochastic systems, the probabilities that various different states will be… …   Wikipedia

  • Steady B — (bürgerlich Warren McGlone, * 5. Januar 1970 in Philadelphia) ist ein amerikanischer Rapper und Musikproduzent. Er gehörte zur Rap Gruppe Hilltop Hustlers aus Philadelphia. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Diskografie 3 Weblinks …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Steady-state free precession imaging — Steady state free precession (SSFP) imaging is a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique which uses steady states of magnetizations. In general, SSFP MRI sequences are based on a (low flip angle) gradient echo MRI sequence with a short… …   Wikipedia

  • steady on — british spoken phrase used for telling someone that you do not approve of the bad things that they are saying Steady on, Karen! You’re talking about my boyfriend. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing when you are annoyed or angrysynonym Main entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • steady your nerves — phrase to stop yourself from feeling nervous She took a deep breath to steady her nerves. Thesaurus: to be, or to become calm and stop worryingsynonym Main entry: steady * * * steady your nerves : to make yourself calm or calmer …   Useful english dictionary


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