Definitions for upstairsˈʌpˈstɛərz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
up•stairsˈʌpˈstɛərz(adv.; adj.; n.)(pl.)-stairs.
(adv.)up the stairs; to or on an upper floor.
to or at a higher level of authority.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Mil. Slang. to or at a higher level in the air.
(adj.)of, pertaining to, or situated on an upper floor:
an upstairs apartment.
(n.)(usu. with a sing. v.) an upper story or stories; the part of a building or house that is above the ground floor.
Idioms for upstairs:
kick upstairs, to promote to a higher but less influential position.
Origin of upstairs:
the part of a building above the ground floor
"no one was allowed to see the upstairs"
on or of upper floors of a building
"the upstairs maid"; "an upstairs room"
upstairs, up the stairs, on a higher floor(adverb)
on a floor above
"they lived upstairs"
with respect to the mind
"she's a bit weak upstairs"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
I'm going upstairs.; the family who lives upstairs; an upstairs room
the upper floor or floors of a house
The upstairs is all painted white.
Up the stairs; on a higher floor or level.
In the brain.
After Joe did a hula dance on the kitchen table, his friends wondered if he didn't have a lot going on upstairs.
located higher up a building.
They can sleep in the upstairs bedroom.
a pitched ball that is high, and usually outside the strike zone
That fastball was upstairs for a ball.
Origin: From up + stair + -s
up the stairs; in or toward an upper story
being above stairs; as, an upstairs room
Clean is the third studio album by the Contemporary worship duo Shane & Shane. The album was released on May 18, 2004 by Inpop Records label, and the producers on the effort is Will Hunt and Shane & Shane.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'upstairs' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4599
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'upstairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1165
Rank popularity for the word 'upstairs' in Adverbs Frequency: #265
Translations for upstairs
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
on or to an upper floor
His room is upstairs; She went upstairs to her bedroom.
- في الطّابِق الأعْلىArabic
- на горния етажBulgarian
- lá para cimaPortuguese (BR)
- nahoru (po schodech), nahořeCzech
- die Treppe hinaufGerman
- επάνω, στον επάνω όροφοGreek
- planta/piso superior; arribaSpanish
- در طبقه بالاFarsi
- à/vers l'étage supérieurFrench
- ऊपरी मंजिल पर होनाHindi
- gore, na katCroatian
- az emeleten, fennHungarian
- di lantai atasIndonesian
- upp (á loft)Icelandic
- 층계를 올라Korean
- viršuje, viršunLithuanian
- augšup pa kāpnēm; augšstāvāLatvian
- tingkat atasMalay
- op, naar een bovenverdiepingDutch
- i annen etasje, ovenpåNorwegian
- na górzePolish
- در طبقه بالاPersian
- پاس (منزل، پوړ)، پورته منزلPashto
- lá para cimaPortuguese
- sus; la etajul superiorRomanian
- (po schodoch) horeSlovak
- v zgornjem nadstropjuSlovenian
- na gornjem spratuSerbian
- en trappa upp, uppför trappan (trapporna)Swedish
- yukarıda, yukarıya, üst kat(t)aTurkish
- 樓上Chinese (Trad.)
- вгору; наверхUkrainian
- اوپر کي جانبUrdu
- lên, trên gácVietnamese
- 楼上Chinese (Simp.)
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