backstairs gossip. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : backstairs gossip. From Dictionary.com.
The road to eminence lay by the "backstairs," the atmosphere of which he could not endure. From Wordnik.com. [The Ship of Fools, Volume 1] Reference
PILGRIM: And any backstairs pressure, perhaps, to keep him out?. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Oct 13, 2007] Reference
It marks the spot where the backstairs go down into the Dark Land. From Wordnik.com. [Orphans of Chaos] Reference
Houst — a ridiculous name! — fit only for a backstairs romance. From Wordnik.com. [Maurice Guest] Reference
He looked like the cape that rustles on the backstairs of Paradise. From Wordnik.com. [Even Cowgirls Get The Blues]
Perhaps Owen Yorkshire's backstairs was the lift to the fifth floor. From Wordnik.com. [Come To Grief]
But Amy was already half way up the backstairs and paused to make a face at her. From Wordnik.com. [The Outdoor Girls at the Hostess House Or, doing their best for the soldiers] Reference
There was a backstairs at the end of the corridor, leading to apartments in the old wing. From Wordnik.com. [The Silent Tower]
What is it about their times with their beaux that the maids titter over on the backstairs?. From Wordnik.com. [The Perfect Lover]
And the situation was finally resolved only by what probably was some backstairs bargaining. From Wordnik.com. [America Afire] Reference
On her way down the backstairs she says she heard Lois Dunlap's second ring and went to answer it. From Wordnik.com. [Murder at Bridge] Reference
He dressed and glanced at his baggage, decided to abandon it He walked down the backstairs, out the back way. From Wordnik.com. [Citizen Of The Galaxy]
"Odds are that we have more than one in the area, unless there's a backstairs way for them to run up that cliff.". From Wordnik.com. [Perseus Spur]
I think the servants felt an obscure pride that somebody their master's age should have a backstairs squeeze at all. From Wordnik.com. [In the Garden of Iden] Reference
In the meantime he would find out by means of some legal backstairs intelligence department exactly what was expected of me. From Wordnik.com. [Marazan]
"He wasn't groom of the backstairs to England's queen for nothing.". From Wordnik.com. [The Lion and the Mouse; a Story of an American Life] Reference
Of the man who invented the backstairs waist and he sank with the leaky boat!. From Wordnik.com. [The Book of Humorous Verse] Reference
And the man who invented the backstairs waist, he groaned in his swollen throat. From Wordnik.com. [The Book of Humorous Verse] Reference
It's time to stop creeping around the backstairs and to come clean about your true feelings. From Wordnik.com. [SFGate: Top News Stories]
The North Briton first recommended me for an employment, and has now given me interest -. it the backstairs. From Wordnik.com. [The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3] Reference
Unluckily, just as I was thinking this, Belinda made her appearance through a door leading on to the backstairs. From Wordnik.com. [My New Home] Reference
'When I step down, my successor will be chosen by the British people at the ballot box, not by some grubby backstairs stitch-up. From Wordnik.com. [Home | Mail Online] Reference
"I will take you up the backstairs: but I must bandage your eyes first; for I never allow anybody to see those backstairs of mine.". From Wordnik.com. [The Water-Babies] Reference
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