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ลองค้นหาคำในรูปแบบอื่นๆ เพื่อให้ได้ผลลัพธ์มากขึ้นหรือน้อยลง: -backstairs-, *backstairs*, backstair
English-Thai: NECTEC's Lexitron-2 Dictionary [with local updates]
backstairs[N] บันไดส่วนตัว (มักอยู่ด้านหลังสำหรับคนรับใช้)
backstairs[ADJ] ที่เป็นความลับ

English-Thai: Nontri Dictionary
backstairs(adj) ลับๆ,สกปรก
backstairs(n) บันไดหลัง

CMU English Pronouncing Dictionary
BACKSTAIRS    B AE1 K S T EH2 R Z

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (pronunciation guide only)
backstairs    (n) (b a1 k s t e@ z)

Result from Foreign Dictionaries (3 entries found)

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Backstairs \Back"stairs`\, Back stairs \Back" stairs`\
     (b[a^]k"st[^a]rz`) n.
     Stairs in the back part of a house, as distinguished from the
     {front stairs}; a second staircase at the rear of a building;
     hence, a private or indirect way.
     [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] Backstairs

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Backstairs \Back"stairs`\, Backstair \Back"stair`\, a.
     Private; indirect; secret; conducted with secrecy;
     intriguing; -- as if finding access by the back stairs; as,
     backstairs gossip.
  
     Syn: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, hush-hush,
          on the quiet(predicate), secret, subterranean,
          surreptitious, undercover, underground.
          [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
  
                A backstairs influence.             --Burke.
          [1913 Webster]
  
                Female caprice and backstair influence.
                                                    --Trevelyan.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  backstairs
      adj 1: secret and sly or sordid; "backstairs gossip"; "his low
             backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs
             intimacies"; "furtive behavior" [syn: {backstair},
             {backstairs}, {furtive}]
      n 1: a second staircase at the rear of a building

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