Staying with a significant other for an extended amount of time, often under the assumption that you will refrain from dating other people during said time.
Me and my girl have been going steady for 6 months now.
by dave February 16, 2004
What white kids in the 50's called "dating"
Johnny gave me his pin at the dance ... now I know we're going steady!
by Misfit February 18, 2004
When two people are considered "going out" or "dating."
Zach and Kelly are going steady.
by Isi Oamen February 16, 2004
This term is used when you have been dating someone for a considerable length of time and have developed a strong relationswhip with them.
"Are you still shagging that bird?"
"Yeah, we're going steady"
by woody February 10, 2004
q: are bob and lisa going steady?
a: yes, they've been going steady for 8 months now
by eta February 10, 2004
dating in an exclusive, committed sense (somewhat archaic; the term is used in the film Bye Bye Birdie, for example)
Sally and Jim have been going steady now for three months.
by Benno February 11, 2004
When you've been going out with one person for a considerable length of time.
(Often used on Saved By The Bell.)

Dom and I have been going steady for almost 7 months now.
by Alex February 13, 2004