second-story

[ sek-uh nd-stawr-ee, -stohr-ee ]
/ ˈsɛk əndˌstɔr i, -ˌstoʊr i /

adjective

of or located on the second story or floor.
of or relating to a second-story man: The theft was a second-story job.

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Definition for second-story (2 of 3)

second floor

noun

the floor or story above the ground floor.
(in Britain and elsewhere outside the U.S.) the second story completely above ground level.Compare first floor.
Also called second story.

Origin of second floor

First recorded in 1815–25

Definition for second-story (3 of 3)

second story

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for second-story

second floor

noun

British the storey of a building immediately above the first and two floors up from the groundUS and Canadian term: third floor
US and Canadian the floor or storey of a building immediately above the ground floorBritish equivalent: first floor
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