Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: stair
IPA transcription: [st'ɛɹ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: step, stair
    Meaning: support consisting of a place to rest the foot while ascending or descending a stairway; "he paused on the bottom step"
Usage examples
  • At the foot of this stair she stopped.
  • 'My fellows are on the stair and at the gate.
  • And sure enough, they heard the jangle of the jailer's keys at the foot of the stair.
  • Diamond opened the door, and went out of the room, and down the stair and into the yard.
  • He met my gaze without flinching, and lighted me to the stair with our established ceremony.
  • She and her husband crept from bed, and, treading on tiptoe across the room, descended the stair.
  • Judy took me by the hand, and led me along a passage, and then up a stair into the little drawing-room.
  • There was a noise at the other end of the room, as if something was crawling up the iron corkscrew stair.
  • "If it's gone into the gallery," he said, "well and good." He hastily turned on the lights, crossed the room, and climbed up the stair.
  • They descended the stair, Toad shouting abuse at them through the keyhole; and the three friends then met in conference on the situation.