Simple Definition of banister
: a structure like a fence with a bar on top that is built along the side of a set of stairs
Examples of banister
The children love to slide down the banister.
She held the banister tightly.
Variants of banister
Origin of banister
alteration of baluster
First Known Use: 1641
BANISTER Defined for Kids
Definition of banister
1 : one of the slender posts used to support the handrail of a staircase
2 : a handrail and its supporting posts
3 : the handrail of a staircase
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