- A step in a staircase.
- stairsteps A staircase.
- One of a series of objects or items grouped progressively according to height.
tr. & intr.v.stair·stepped, stair·step·ping, stair·steps
To position or be positioned progressively according to height: images stairstepped on a computer screen; ledges stairstepping down a mountainside.
(third-person singular simple present stair-steps, present participle stair-stepping, simple past and past participle stair-stepped)
- To walk up a set of stairs as exercise.
- A strategy for big city walking to avoid staying on the same street; it involves turning at a corner, walking to the end of the block, crossing the street, then repeating
- I'm going to stair-step from East 3rd and 50th down to West 44th and Seventh Avenue.