even stephen

adjective, often capitalized S even ste·phen
variants: or

even steven

Definition of even stephen

  1. :  having the same score :  capable of going one way or the other :  tied, even, fifty-fifty at the end of the seventh the two teams were even Stephen, no hits, no runs, no errors dividing up on an even Stephen basis — J. D. Ratcliff a few more undecided, and the race will be even Stephen — R. L. Neuberger

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Origin and Etymology of even stephen

from the name Stephen, Steven, used as rhyming slang


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