abovestairs

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

above +‎ stairs

Noun[edit]

abovestairs (uncountable)

  1. (archaic) The part of a building above the ground level.[1]

Adjective[edit]

abovestairs (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) upstairs; located on an upper floor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 5