downstairs

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

down +‎ stair +‎ -s

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Adjective[edit]

downstairs (comparative further downstairs, superlative furthest downstairs)

  1. A floor lower than the one a speaker currently occupies.

Adverb[edit]

downstairs (not comparable)

  1. living, stepping, or coming down the stairs

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Noun[edit]

downstairs (plural downstairs)

  1. The lower floor of a house, at ground level.
    • Tom Reamy, Blind Voices
      Now the two of them rattled around in the old house, even with his office and small clinic sharing the downstairs with the kitchen, parlor, and dining room.
  2. (slang) The genitalia
    The wind lifted up her skirt and I caught a glimpse of her downstairs.

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