meaning of backstairs

backstairs meaning in General Dictionary

Private indirect key performed with privacy fascinating as though finding access because of the back stairs as backstairs gossip

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  • Stairs within the straight back section of a home as distinguished through the front stairs a moment staircase powering a building ergo an exclusive or indirect way
  • key and sly or sordid
  • another staircase at the rear of a building
  • Alt. of Backstair

backstairs meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"stairs at the back of a structure," 1650s, from right back (adj.) + stairs (see stair). Figurative use is attested earlier on (1640s).

backstairs meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Backstair