- a way of marching in such close file that the corresponding legs of the marchers must keep step precisely
- a condition or relationship in which one rigidly conforms to the actions of another: interest rates in lockstep with inflation
inflexibly conforming or conformist: lockstep adherence to party ideology
- A way of marching in which the marchers follow each other as closely as possible.
- A standardized procedure that is closely, often mindlessly followed.
(usually uncountable, plural locksteps)