What does upstairs mean?

Definitions for upstairs
ˈʌpˈstɛərzup·stairs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. upstairs(adj)

    the part of a building above the ground floor

    "no one was allowed to see the upstairs"

  2. upstairs, upstair(adverb)

    on or of upper floors of a building

    "the upstairs maid"; "an upstairs room"

  3. upstairs, up the stairs, on a higher floor(adverb)

    on a floor above

    "they lived upstairs"

  4. upstairs(adverb)

    with respect to the mind

    "she's a bit weak upstairs"

Wiktionary

  1. upstairs(Adverb)

    Up the stairs; on a higher floor or level.

    Etymology: From up + stair + -s

  2. upstairs(Adverb)

    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.

    Etymology: From up + stair + -s

  3. upstairs(Adjective)

    located higher up a building.

    They can sleep in the upstairs bedroom.

    Etymology: From up + stair + -s

  4. upstairs(Adjective)

    a pitched ball that is high, and usually outside the strike zone

    That fastball was upstairs for a ball.

    Etymology: From up + stair + -s

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upstairs(adverb)

    up the stairs; in or toward an upper story

  2. Upstairs(adj)

    being above stairs; as, an upstairs room

Freebase

  1. Upstairs

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Upstairs

    up-stārz′, adv. in or toward the upper story.—adj. Up′stairs, pertaining to an upper story or flat.—n. an upper story.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'upstairs' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4599

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'upstairs' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1165

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'upstairs' in Adverbs Frequency: #265

How to pronounce upstairs?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upstairs in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upstairs in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of upstairs in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Jackson:

    I was upstairs changing for the party, her dad was picking up her older brother, and my mom was in the kitchen, when suddenly I just heard Lexie screaming. I panicked and immediately thought' Oh no, she must have fallen off her chair,'.

  2. Selma Blair:

    Against my better judgment, I went upstairs.

  3. Jim Carter:

    Filming the film which we finished in November, that was just like going back to the TV series. We all knew each other. As soon as Lady Carnarvon put Lady Carnarvon costume on, Lady Carnarvon're back in character really, but it was a slightly thinner experience because I don't think for instance the kitchen staff met any of the upstairs staff, or hardly any of them because it was... quicker, it was 10 weeks instead of six months.

  4. President Clinton:

    During my presidency, exercise meant a lot, whether it was upstairs in the White House on an elliptical machine or outside riding my mountain bike.

  5. Pamela Courts:

    Overnight, we had a break-in, so whatever was upstairs they came and took: TVs jewelry, everything.

Images & Illustrations of upstairs

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