Definitions of stairs

  1. a way of access consisting of a set of steps

Usage examples for stairs

  1. But when she came down- stairs he was at the table. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  2. " Not quite so bad as that," said Fleda, smiling; " it is only an hour and a half since I came down stairs." – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. " I am going up- stairs now," the Princess said, " to have a little talk with her. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. Send somebody down on the stairs to speak to me. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  5. Andrew saw that there was nothing more to be said, and he was glad that Frobisher came down the stairs with the compass in his hand. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  6. And, children, do try to go down the stairs quietly. – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  7. She walked steadily up the stairs to the second floor. – Out of the Air by Inez Haynes Irwin
  8. Farvel called up the stairs. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  9. What were you doing up- stairs just now? – The Mark Of Cain by Andrew Lang
  10. Yer'll 'ave to come runnin' up all them stairs again- sure as I'm alive yer will! – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  11. Barbara soon returned down stairs. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  12. He followed the doctor down the stairs he had just mounted. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  13. " Wait a minute," said the sweet voice of the princess; " we did not expect you so late," and she ran down the stairs and opened the door herself. – The Magic Soap Bubble by David Cory
  14. Says she, 'Go right up- stairs; Mary's lookin' for you. – Aunt Jane of Kentucky by Eliza Calvert Hall
  15. They went out of the drawing- room and down the stairs, all four of them. – Arsene Lupin by Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc
  16. As it was, he got in in plenty of time for that little game up- stairs last night? – The U-boat hunters by James B. Connolly
  17. If he asked again, might he come up- stairs? – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  18. Then I came up- stairs. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance
  19. Ah, my poor Lady- Down Stairs, Sir, but I won't go out, Sir, till I have look'd up my Cloaths. – The Busie Body by Susanna Centlivre Commentator: Jess Byrd