Definition of Go steady

1. Verb. Date regularly; have a steady relationship with. "Sam cannot go steady Sue "; "He is dating his former wife again!"

Exact synonyms: Date, Go Out, See
Related verbs: Date
Generic synonyms: Affiliate, Associate, Assort, Consort
Derivative terms: Date, Date

Definition of Go steady

1. Verb. (intransitive) To date one person regularly and exclusively. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Go Steady

go pills
go places
go platinum
go poof
go postal
go public
go red
go round
go round in circles
go snake
go so far as
go south
go spare
go steady (current term)
go the distance
go the extra mile
go the way of
go the way of all flesh
go the way of the dinosaurs
go the way of the dodo
go the whole hog
go there
go through
go through hell
go through the mill
go through the motions
go through with
go to

Literary usage of Go steady

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton (1913)
"... while the latter, freeing herself with a good-natured laugh, said as she turned away: "go steady, Undine, and you'll get anywheres." go steady, Undine! ..."

2. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches. a Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1896)
"Hanged if I don't begin to think there's something uncanny about that rock. go steady now—go steady, and let's be on the look-out. ..."

3. Southern Literary Messenger (1861)
"Go; fight the South easy, it's easily done— A wise sort of folly, a tragical fun ; go steady by jerks, and walk while you run ; And, when you go shooting, ..."

4. Indiana Historical Collections by Harlow Lindley, Indiana Historical Bureau (1916)
"... and was contributed by Mr. RW Stone. It is also a play-party song. The river is up, and the channel is deep, And the waves go steady and strong, ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1909)
"She. You've got a bundred-and- twenty-four pieces to choose from. Take time; go steady. Here's another foot No, It's a hand, or (inspecting carefully) ..."

6. Echoes of the Aesthetic Society of Jersey City by Aesthetic Society of Jersey City, Celie Gaines, Lizzie R. Burst (1882)
"We must keep cool, marm, and go steady, or we shall run out of coal and water and come to a stand-still on the line. ..."

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