keeled keeled

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having a ridge or shaped like a ridge or suggesting the keel of a ship

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ten minutes later Ellen woke up, happy and even-keeled, not even knowing she'd been asleep.
  2. Pimentel, a lawyer and a lay leader in the small Mormon congregation in Alameda, is markedly even-keeled.
  3. The Cronkite Americans came to know, though, was not a pontificator but an even-keeled news reporter and reader.

News

  1. Album review: Jimmy Eat World, "Damage" (RCA)

    Jimmy Eat World’s eighth full-length “Damage,” out Tuesday, proves even-keeled bands can, and should, stay together. Initially associated with the late-‘90s emo-core scene (anyone remember The Get Up Kids?), time and context have reserved a relevant place for the Mesa, Arizon
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. In the clutch, it's Taylor again for Glenbard South

    Hannah Taylor is as cool, calm and even-keeled as a teen-aged kid comes. When you're this clutch, what's to worry about? The author of the game-winning hit in last year's championship game, Taylor was in the middle of things again Friday. The Glenbard South senior singled in the go-ahead run, then crushed a two-run homer as the Raiders moved closer to a repeat title by beating Tinley Park 5-1 in ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

  3. In the clutch, it’s Taylor again

    Hannah Taylor is as cool, calm and even-keeled as a teen-aged kid comes. When you're this clutch, what's to worry about? The author of the game-winning hit in last year's championship game, Taylor was in the middle of things again Friday. The Glenbard South senior singled in the go-ahead run, then crushed a two-run homer as the Raiders moved closer to a repeat title by beating Tinley Park 5-1 in ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. "He's got the personality of a competitor," Ryan said of the 6-foot-6 senior forward. "He's an even-keeled individual with talent, needless to say. He is our leader and our hardest worker."
    on Dec 18, 2006 By: Bo Ryan Source: Forbes

  2. "I'm just reassured of the fact that things happen for a reason, just to trust God in every situation and try and remain patient and even keeled, because there's going to be ups and downs in life as in football and the things you can't control are...
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Aaron Rodgers Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I just tried to stay pretty even-keeled," Perez said. "I figured if I could just play solid and hit some good shots and kind of stay calm and think about what I'm doing out there, I was going to be fine."
    on Jan 25, 2009 By: Pat Perez Source: SI.com

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periphery periphery
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