Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun backstairs

1 sense of backstairs

Sense 1
backstairs -- (a second staircase at the rear of a building)
       => stairway, staircase -- (a way of access (upward and downward) consisting of a set of steps)

Antonyms of adj backstairs

1 sense of backstairs

Sense 1
backstair, backstairs, furtive -- (secret and sly or sordid; "backstairs gossip"; "his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs intimacies"; "furtive behavior")

INDIRECT (VIA covert) -> overt, open -- (open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"; "open ballots")

Similarity of adj backstairs

1 sense of backstairs

Sense 1
backstair, backstairs, furtive -- (secret and sly or sordid; "backstairs gossip"; "his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs intimacies"; "furtive behavior")
       => covert (vs. overt) -- (secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels")

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