1. [ adjective ] not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture

"an uneven color" "uneven ground" "uneven margins" "wood with an uneven grain"

Related terms: even jagged ragged crinkled unparallel cross-grained out_of_true irregular patchy lumpy rough unsteady evenness
2. [ adjective ] (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
Synonyms: mismatched

"vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"

Related terms: unequal
3. [ adjective ] inconsistent in quality
Synonyms: spotty
Related terms: inconsistent
Similar spelling:   unevenly