belowstairs

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

below +‎ stairs

Adverb[edit]

belowstairs (comparative more belowstairs, superlative most belowstairs)

  1. (archaic) A floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies; downstairs.

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Noun[edit]

belowstairs (plural belowstairs)

  1. (UK) The areas of a large house in which house staff works.
  2. (UK) The staff that works in such areas.