even steven


adjective Informal.
having no balance of debt on either side; even in the setting of accounts.
having an equal chance or score; tied.
Also, even-Steven.

1865–70; rhyming compound based on even1

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even-Steven definition

  1. mod.
    evenly divided. : He made the two piles of diamonds even-Steven and then let me choose which one I wanted.
  2. mod.
    even; balanced. : Now that we've given each other black eyes, are we even-Steven?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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