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ˈdaʊnˈstɛərz; -ˌstɛərzdown·stairs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. downstairs, downstair(adverb)

    on or of lower floors of a building

    "the downstairs (or downstair) phone"

  2. downstairs, down the stairs, on a lower floor, below(adverb)

    on a floor below

    "the tenants live downstairs"

GCIDE

  1. downstairs(adv.)

    Down the stairs; to a lower floor; as, she headed downstairs as soon as she heard the horn.

Wiktionary

  1. downstairs(Noun)

    The genitalia

    The wind uplifted her skirt and I caught a glimpse of her downstairs.

  2. downstairs(Adverb)

    living, stepping, or coming down the stairs

  3. downstairs(Adjective)

    A floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Downstairs(adverb)

    down the stairs; to a lower floor

  2. Downstairs(adj)

    below stairs; as, a downstairs room

Freebase

  1. Downstairs

    Downstairs is an EP by 311, which was recorded in Nick Hexum's basement in 1989, and is considered the band's first recording. It is an independent release without cover art. Almost nothing is known about this collectors item, and an original version of the EP is almost impossible to find. However, a copy of the EP can easily be found circulating in bootleg circles and tape trading communities. The Downstairs EP suffers from guitar so scratchy that the instrument produced an unintended grinding "ringing" sound so high-pitched that it distorted the sound of the tape upon recording. On this EP, "Right Now" is one of the songs most afflicted with the grinding, ringing guitar noise. Owners of original copies of the EP report that the grinding, ringing guitar noise is in fact present on the original source material.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'downstairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2293

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'downstairs' in Adverbs Frequency: #317

How to pronounce downstairs?

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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say downstairs in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of downstairs in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of downstairs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of downstairs in a Sentence

  1. Jackie Fedro:

    She came running downstairs after it [happened] grabbing her neck, she was in so much pain, she was screaming hysterically.

  2. Emily Johnson:

    He completely emptied this out, walk in the living room and there’s stuff all over the floor that was in my room – teenage son’s room downstairs, it was sifted through. Went through my teenage daughter’s room, it was sifted through.

  3. Erika Poremski:

    She only had burns on her side because of it, he stayed with her the whole time in the bedroom and wouldn't even come downstairs to get out the door.

  4. Logan Pearsall Smith:

    When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, Idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.

  5. Arlene Puno:

    We got nervous, we got dizzy. I ran downstairs with three kids.

Images & Illustrations of downstairs

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