upstairs

[ US /əpˈstɛɹz/ ]
NOUN
  1. the part of a building above the ground floor
    no one was allowed to see the upstairs
ADJECTIVE
  1. on or of upper floors of a building
    an upstairs room
    the upstairs maid
ADVERB
  1. on a floor above
    they lived upstairs
  2. with respect to the mind
    she's a bit weak upstairs
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Start Error-Free Writing Linguix pencil

How To Use upstairs In A Sentence

  • The mobs of drunken men are whooping it up upstairs.
  • Basically, when I finally do repaper, it will involve painting and re-doing the entire upstairs of the house, and I will lose a whole summer of writing time. the knob theory of the universe
  • That's when his father took over what was then a restaurant and converted it into a grocery store; as of the making of the film, Toupin fils had lived in that same building (in an apartment upstairs) for all of his 52 years.
  • This may be because when he started mixing up a bucket in the new kitchen, billows of dust began puffing under the doors onto my new upstairs carpets.
  • One night I was pouring my own drinks behind the upstairs bar.
  • The principal rooms, both downstairs and upstairs, have decorative mantelpieces and cornices that are imaginatively conceived and neatly executed.
  • Finally at half-past three I went upstairs to dress as a grammar-school arriviste. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • 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
  • She crept upstairs, quiet as a mouse.
  • We would often retreat to one of the rooms upstairs. Times, Sunday Times
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy