Definition of understairs in English:

understairs

adjective

  • In the space below a staircase.

    ‘an understairs storage cupboard’
    • ‘This has light oak flooring, an attractive archway, understairs storage and a small guest toilet.’
    • ‘The main hallway features understairs storage and leads on the kitchen/breakfast room which is divided by a large counter.’
    • ‘An attractive wood-panelled staircase with understairs storage leads upstairs to the two bedrooms, both of which are unusually spacious.’
    • ‘A staircase with understairs storage leads to a bright landing.’
    • ‘From here there is access to the dining room, which features exposed stone walls and a beamed ceiling, as well as an understairs storage cupboard.’
    • ‘Inside, the reception hall is floored in maple and has an understairs storage cupboard.’
    • ‘Steps lead down to the living room, a bright space with another original fireplace, fitted shelving and understairs storage.’
    • ‘The house has an entrance hall with understairs storage cupboard, sitting room, kitchen, dining room and garage.’
    • ‘At the back of the hall steps lead down to an open area with a walk-in laundry cupboard and understairs storage.’
    • ‘This area is lit by recessed lighting and includes an understairs storage space and downstairs toilet with handbasin.’
    • ‘There is also an inner hallway with understairs storage and coat closet as well as a guest toilet and a small study.’
    • ‘There is also an understairs storage area which originally housed a staircase down to the garden level accommodation.’
    • ‘The entrance hall has been decorated in blue and yellow and has an understairs storage cupboard and guest toilet.’
    • ‘A porch entrance leads to a wide hall with understairs storage, skylight window and ornate ceiling coving.’
    • ‘Entry is via an enclosed porch to a wide entrance hall with understairs storage and coat closet.’
    • ‘An understairs closet off the hallway provides additional storage space.’
    • ‘There is understairs storage space available which the current owners are using as a small office.’
    • ‘It has a cream-coloured entrance hallway with understairs storage, polished timber floorboards and ceiling coving.’
    • ‘A guest toilet and understairs storage cupboard completes the ground floor accommodation.’
    • ‘A custom-designed understairs storage area provides plenty of space and has room to hold two bicycles.’

Pronunciation

understairs

/ˈʌndəstɛːz/