backstair(redirected from backstairly)
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back·stairs(băk′stârz′) also back·stair (-stâr′)
Furtively carried on; clandestine: backstairs gossip.
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|Adj.||1.||backstair - secret and sly or sordid; "backstairs gossip"; "his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs intimacies"; "furtive behavior"|
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"