one of a flight or series of steps for going from one level to another, as in a building.
stairs, such steps collectively, especially as forming a flight or a series of flights:
I was so excited I ran all the way up the stairs.
a series or flight of steps; stairway:
a winding stair.
one of a flight of stairs
a series of steps: a narrow stair
noun 1. a flight of stairs with its framework, banisters, etc., or a series of such flights. noun 1. a flight of stairs, its supporting framework, and, usually, a handrail or banisters staircase stair·case (stâr’kās’) n. A series of reactions or responses that follow one another in progressively increasing or decreasing intensity, so that a […]
- Staircase phenomenon
staircase phenomenon n. See treppe.
- Staircase wit
noun any wisdom or cleverness that comes too late; also called after-wit Examples Staircase wit is the biting ripostes that are thought of just seconds too late, on the way out of the room – or even days later. Word Origin fr. Fr. l’esprit d’escalier