Backstairs - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbæksterz|  American pronunciation of the word backstairs
Brit.  |ˈbakstɛːz|  British pronunciation of the word backstairs

noun

- a second staircase at the rear of a building

adjective

- secret and sly or sordid(syn: backstair, furtive)

Examples

...an influential Washington lobbyist who has been involved in a number of backstairs deals to limit regulation of financial institutions...

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