steady as a rock

Definition of steady as a rock

:very steady
  • Her hand was steady as a rock.

Word by Word Definitions

steady play
  1. : direct or sure in movement : unfaltering

  2. : firm in position : fixed

  3. : keeping nearly upright in a seaway

  1. : to make or keep steady

  2. : to become steady

  1. : in a steady manner : steadily

  2. : on the course set

  1. : one that is steady

rock play
  1. : to move back and forth in or as if in a cradle

  2. : to cause to sway back and forth

  3. : to cause to shake violently

  1. : a rocking movement

  2. : popular music usually played on electronically amplified instruments and characterized by a persistent heavily accented beat, repetition of simple phrases, and often country, folk, and blues elements

  1. : distaff

  2. : the wool or flax on a distaff

  1. : a large mass of stone forming a cliff, promontory, or peak

  2. : a concreted mass of stony material

  3. : consolidated or unconsolidated solid mineral matter


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