Kick upstairs

What is Kick upstairs?

Kick upstairs definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to strike with the foot or feet: to kick the ball; to kick someone in the shins.
to drive, force, make, etc., by or as if by kicks.

Football. to score (a field goal or a conversion) by place-kicking or drop-kicking the ball.
Informal. to make (a car) increase in speed, especially in auto racing: He kicked his car into high gear.
to strike in recoiling: The gun kicked his shoulder.
Slang. to give up or break (a drug addiction): Has he kicked the habit?
Poker. raise(def 24).
Chiefly South Atlantic States. to reject as a suitor; jilt: He courted her for two years