Definitions for backstairsˈbækˈstɛərz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•stairsˈbækˈstɛərz(adj.)

also back′stair′

  1. secret, underhanded, or scandalous:

    backstairs gossip.

Origin of backstairs:

1635–45

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backstairs(adj)

    a second staircase at the rear of a building

  2. backstair, backstairs, furtive(adj)

    secret and sly or sordid

    "backstairs gossip"; "his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs intimacies"; "furtive behavior"

Wiktionary

  1. backstairs(Noun)

    a staircase at the rear of a building, or one normally only used by servants etc

  2. backstairs(Adjective)

    clandestine, secret or furtive

Webster Dictionary

  1. Backstairs(adj)

    alt. of Backstair

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