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

- an uneven color

- uneven ground

- uneven margins

Similar word(s): crinkled, crinkly, rippled, wavelike, wavy, irregular, jagged, jaggy, scraggy, lumpy, untrue, patchy, ragged, unparallel, rough, unsmooth, unsteady

2. (of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents

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

Similar word(s): unequal, mismatched

3. not divisible by two

Similar word(s): odd

4. variable and recurring at irregular intervals

- an uneven gait

- uneven spacing

Similar word(s): unsteady

5. lacking consistency

Similar word(s): inconsistent, scratchy, spotty