steady / ˈstɛd i /
adjective, stead·i·er, stead·i·est.
firmly placed or fixed; stable in position or equilibrium:
a steady ladder.
even or regular in movement:
the steady swing of the pendulum.
(used to urge someone to calm down or be under control.)
Nautical. (a helm order to keep a vessel steady on its present heading.)
noun, plural stead·ies.
Informal. a person of the opposite sex whom one dates exclusively; sweetheart; boyfriend or girlfriend.
Informal. a steady visitor, customer, or the like; habitué.