the Man Upstairs

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the Man Upstairs

A lighthearted name for the Judeo-Christian god. (Not always capitalized.) I doubt the Man Upstairs will approve of this, but I don't see any other way of getting this project finished. I only worry about what the man upstairs will think of my actions; no one else's opinion really matters.
See also: man, upstairs

the Man Upstairs

God. informal humorous
See also: man, upstairs
References in classic literature ?
The man upstairs waited a short time, but as his wife did not come back and his thirst grew ever greater, he said: 'I must go into the cellar myself and see where Elsie is.
But they had to avoid carrying the man upstairs, and so they took him into the wing and put him in the room that had been Madame Schoss'.
My dear sir, the man upstairs is an imposter--if he's upstairs still
For once she looked to see the cheerful composure of the man upstairs become ruffled; but he received the blow without agitation.
For a few weird seconds they had really felt as if the fifteenth waiter might be the ghost of the dead man upstairs.
Now, the 46-year-old has clarified his comment saying that he hopes The Man Upstairs has a sense of humor, according to People Magazine.
Seven-year-old Alex told mum Hayley he was touched on the shoulder by a man upstairs in the pub, while Jordan saw the man in the wax jacket.
He later expressed his thanks to the pilot and emergency responders and tweeted: 'I'd like to thank the man upstairs for looking out this morning.
The women brought the man upstairs and offered him a threesome.
The first part of the performance, Hevel, is dark and rock-and-roll, while the second, The Man Upstairs, has a softer and purer touch.
I said I'd been putting a good word in with the man upstairs and telling him you're a top bloke," he said.
Those she asked said God spoke through the Bible, through miracles, and through his blessing of the United States, but no one claimed to have heard directly from the man upstairs.
And one young women was first disturbed by the loud noise from the telly of the man upstairs.
And one young women was rst disturbed by the loud noise from the telly of the man upstairs.