or af·ter-school

[ af-ter-skool, ahf- ]

  1. for students and taking place after they finish their day in school, usually in the late afternoon: He’s looking for an afterschool job.Is there afterschool tutoring in math?

Origin of afterschool

First recorded in 1905–10; after + school1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use afterschool in a sentence

  • Various after-school conferences told their different stories.

    Ester Ried Yet Speaking | Isabella Alden
  • And well all have to be careful if we expect to join in these after-school athletics.

    The Girls of Central High | Gertrude W. Morrison
  • "After-school" conditions are quite as important as physical training and gymnastics at school.

    Civics and Health | William H. Allen
  • The kept-after-school pair emerged from the building and stood near us, goggle-eyed thruout the interview.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives | Work Projects Administration