adjective \-ˌsterz\

: done in a secret and usually improper way

Full Definition of BACKSTAIRS

:  secret, furtive <backstairs political deals>
:  sordid, scandalous <backstairs gossip>

Examples of BACKSTAIRS

  1. <an influential Washington lobbyist who has been involved in a number of backstairs deals to limit regulation of financial institutions>

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