downstairs


1down·stairs

adverb \ˈdan-ˈsterz\

: on or to a lower floor of a building

Full Definition of DOWNSTAIRS

:  down the stairs :  on or to a lower floor

Examples of DOWNSTAIRS

  1. He ran downstairs to answer the door.
  2. He lives downstairs from us.
  3. Where are the kids? They're downstairs.

First Known Use of DOWNSTAIRS

1596

Rhymes with DOWNSTAIRS

2down·stairs

adjective \ˈdan-ˌsterz\

: located on a lower, main, or first floor of a building

Full Definition of DOWNSTAIRS

:  situated on the main, lower, or ground floor of a building

Examples of DOWNSTAIRS

  1. There are five downstairs rooms.

First Known Use of DOWNSTAIRS

1819

3down·stairs

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈdan-ˈ, ˈdan-ˌ\

Definition of DOWNSTAIRS

:  the lower floor of a building

First Known Use of DOWNSTAIRS

1843

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