abovestairs

adverb
above·stairs

Definition of abovestairs 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: in or on an upper story they sat abovestairs

abovestairs

adjective
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Definition of abovestairs (Entry 2 of 3)

: located on an upper story a room abovestairs

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Definition of abovestairs (Entry 3 of 3)

: the part of a building above the ground floor a shout from abovestairs

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First Known Use of abovestairs

Adverb

1606, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1597, in the meaning defined above

Noun plural but singular in construction

1677, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abovestairs

Adjective

derivative of abovestairs entry 1

Noun plural but singular in construction

derivative of abovestairs entry 1

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