backstair definition

  • adjective:
    • clandestine, key or furtive
    • secret and sly or sordid
  • noun:
    • A stair or stairs in the back section of a home; exclusive stairs.
  • others:
    • Of or with respect to stairs within the back element of a home: as, a backstair entrance.
    • Indirect; underhand; unfair; interesting: as, backstair impact.

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