Simple Definition of uneven
: not level, flat, or smooth
: not straight or parallel
: not following a regular pattern : not the same in all parts or at all times
Full Definition of uneven
2 a : not even : not level or smooth : rugged, ragged <large uneven teeth> <uneven handwriting> b : varying from the straight or parallel c : not uniform : irregular <uneven combustion> d : varying in quality <an uneven performance>
3 : unequal 3a <an uneven confrontation>
Examples of uneven
His breathing was shallow and uneven.
You should check your car's tires often for signs of uneven wear.
an uneven distribution of wealth
We have an uneven number of players, so we'll have to rotate.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of uneven
before 12th century
Synonym Discussion of uneven
UNEVEN Defined for Kids
Definition of uneven
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up uneven? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).