What does upstairs mean?

Definitions for upstairs
ˈʌpˈstɛərzup·stairs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word upstairs.

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say upstairs in sign language?

  1. upstairs

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. Laurie Graham:

    I went to the lobby of the hotel, received the order. It was completely sealed and packaged. I got upstairs and we began to eat our food, and my husband was eating his fettuccine alfredo, and he took a bite and he thought it was hard chicken or some overcooked cheese and come to find out, it was a latex glove that had been melted into the food.

  2. Otto Frank:

    ‘It was about half past ten. I was upstairs in the van Pels’s part of the house, in Peter’s room, doing schoolwork with him. Suddenly someone came running up the stairs. Then the door flew open and a man stood before us holding his pistol aimed at my chest. Downstairs all the others were already assembled. My wife and the children and the van Pels family were standing there with raised hands. Then Fritz Pfeffer came in, followed by another stranger. The policemen ordered us to hand over our valuables. Silberbauer took Anne’s briefcase. He shook everything out, dumping the contents on the floor, so that Anne’s papers and notebooks and loose sheets lay scattered all over the floorboards.’

  3. Kevin Moore:

    I'd left my clippers on charge upstairs and the boys obviously found them, they both came down and they were laughing so much. I looked over and saw this massive bald patch on top of George's head.

  4. Jessica Awad:

    I'm a local, i have a kayak, two dogs that both have life vests, and I live in an upstairs apartment, so if anything happens, we're good.

  5. Pamela Courts:

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

Images & Illustrations of upstairs

  1. upstairsupstairsupstairsupstairsupstairs

Popularity rank by frequency of use

upstairs#10000#15105#100000

Translations for upstairs

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for upstairs »

Translation

Find a translation for the upstairs definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these upstairs definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "upstairs." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 26 Nov. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/upstairs>.

    Are we missing a good definition for upstairs? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for upstairs:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.