[ US /ˈdaʊnˈstɛɹz/ ]
  1. on or of lower floors of a building
    the downstairs (or downstair) phone
  1. on a floor below
    the tenants live downstairs
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How To Use downstairs In A Sentence

  • Carlotta put the salve on Pierce's wounds, before joining her brother downstairs in the parlor.
  • I've got a face like a punctured beachball, like an arse that's fallen downstairs, like a rucksack full of dented bells. Charlie Brooker's Screen burn: What Not To Wear
  • In the last cliffhanger, downstairs lover Tony Head was caught sharing his Gold Blend nightcap with a mystery lady.
  • Doctors put her on a respirator and wheeled her downstairs to the intensive care unit.
  • I pulled on my jeans and ran downstairs.
  • The whole downstairs of the house smelled something awful for two weeks.
  • As the light streams through the windows of the minivan and reflects off Joni's earrings, Joel remembers the way the late-afternoon sun used to glint on the river as he made his way back from class to his off-campus apartment…the way his heart used to pound whenever he caught a glimpse of his downstairs neighbor, a balalaika player named Clarisse. The Search
  • The principal rooms, both downstairs and upstairs, have decorative mantelpieces and cornices that are imaginatively conceived and neatly executed.
  • Upstairs were the bedrooms; “mother-and-father’s room” the largest; a smaller room for one or two sons, another for one or two daughters; each of these rooms containing a double bed, a “washstand, ” a “bureau, ” a wardrobe, a little table, a rocking-chair, and often a chair or two that had been slightly damaged downstairs, but not enough to justify either the expense of repair or decisive abandonment in the attic. Chapter 1
  • The two other downstairs rooms, the breakfast room and the kitchen, were Florence's domain.
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