upstairs

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1up·stairs

adverb \ˌəp-ˈsterz\

: on or to a higher floor of a building

: in the head : mentally or intellectually

Full Definition of UPSTAIRS

1
:  up the stairs :  on or to a higher floor
2
:  to or at a high altitude or higher position <kicked upstairs to company management>
3
:  in the head :  intellectually <a little slow upstairs — Tom Clancy>

Examples of UPSTAIRS

  1. When you go upstairs, bring these towels with you.
  2. She was on her way upstairs when she heard a car drive up.

First Known Use of UPSTAIRS

1584

Rhymes with UPSTAIRS

2up·stairs

adjective \ˈəp-ˈsterz\

: located on a higher floor of a building

Full Definition of UPSTAIRS

:  situated above the stairs especially on an upper floor <an upstairs bedroom>

Examples of UPSTAIRS

  1. You can use the upstairs bathroom.

First Known Use of UPSTAIRS

1782

3up·stairs

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˈəp-ˈsterz, ˈəp-ˌ\

Definition of UPSTAIRS

:  the part of a building above the ground floor

First Known Use of UPSTAIRS

1842

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