noun[usually in singular]
- A fair bargain or treatment: the workers feel they are not getting a square dealMore example sentences
- Teddy Roosevelt's promise of a ‘square deal’ for business and labor alike in 1904 distinguished him from more conservative republicans and from the corporate scandals of his era.
- The union was not out of order in seeking a square deal for the game's poorest and most vulnerable players.
- And if you don't believe me, ask Helen Liddell if women get a square deal in Scottish politics.