backstair

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back·stairs

 (băk′stârz′) also back·stair (-stâr′)
adj.
Furtively carried on; clandestine: backstairs gossip.
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Adj.1.backstair - secret and sly or sordidbackstair - 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"