go steady (with someone)

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go steady (with someone)

To date someone exclusively. Don't ask Jill out—she's already going steady with Bobby. Are those two really going steady?
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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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go steady

have a regular romantic or sexual relationship with a particular person. informal
1905 Edith Wharton The House of Mirth I thought we were to be married: he'd gone steady with me six months and given me his mother's wedding ring.
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go ˈsteady (with somebody)

(old-fashioned, informal) have somebody as a regular boyfriend or girlfriend: Martin and Ingrid have been going steady for nearly a year.
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Meanwhile, Danny's sister Sharon is going steady with Roger, not exactly the romantic type.
The one you are going steady with is likely to spring a surprise.
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Racing or not, when the rest of the family sat down to a big turkey dinner on Christmas Day I made sure I kept to a small portion, as I'm still going steady with my eating until we get back to regular action.
I wouldn't mind, but he was going steady with me then - and he's insisting on packing the shirt this time.
However, he is grateful that his wife is still going steady with her job.
The trouble was that I had started going steady with a lad my father approved of and liked very much.
(This means he must always be faithful--think about it.) Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis), who is made of rock and looks like tree bark, is still going steady with the lovely non-superhero Alicia (Kerry Washington).
I was going steady with someone I'd met in ninth grade (now my wife) and the big thing in picking a school was drive time, so that I could get back home on Friday night.
When going steady with someone else, he decides he just wants to be left alone.