stairstep

noun

Definition of stairstep

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1 : a step in a flight of stairs
2 stairsteps plural : a flight of stairs

stairstep

intransitive verb
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Definition of stairstep (Entry 2 of 3)

: to move up or down like the steps in a stairway narrow streets stairstep up the slopesGeography School Bulletin

stair-step

adjective

Definition of stair-step (Entry 3 of 3)

: resembling the steps in a stairway stair-step levels of terrain especially : moving up or down like steps in a stairway stair-step inflation

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History and Etymology for stairstep

Noun

stair + step

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“Stairstep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stairstep. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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