Definition of square deal in US English:

square deal


  • A fair bargain or treatment.

    ‘the workers feel they are not getting a square deal’
    • ‘And if you don't believe me, ask Helen Liddell if women get a square deal in Scottish politics.’
    • ‘The union was not out of order in seeking a square deal for the game's poorest and most vulnerable players.’
    • ‘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.’