even keel

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A state of having one's emotions under control and balanced.

Etymology:

  • From even + keel.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'even keel':

even keelA situation in which the boat is level and balanced for a smooth ride.
even keelOf a business or other activity which is under control and running smoothly.
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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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