- farther aft.
- located closest to the stern or tail; aftermost: after hold; after mast.
- including the stern or tail: the after part of a hull.
Idioms about after
Origin of after
synonym study for after
Words nearby after
How to use after in a sentence
Chefs have been on the trend for years, hosting underground dinner parties and after-hour meals for staff.
Imagine the rightful morning-after furor if a racial slight had been broadcast in primetime.
And the Pentagon tweeted alleged before-and-after photos of a building attacked by the advanced fighter.$70 Billion Stealth Jet Finally Flies in Its First War|Dave Majumdar|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nigeria, once synonymous with corruption and waste, is now one of the most sought-after destinations for investors.How I Got Addicted to Africa (and Wrote a Thriller About It)|Todd Moss|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This means closely examining photos for sought-after traits like height and a symmetrical face.
But I don't see that that sort of thing helps him to decide upon the most suitable career for a young man in after-war conditions.First Plays|A. A. Milne
He wanted besides to stay for the after-service, which he had not done since he was a young man—never since his marriage.
I beg you not to quarrel with me for the word; some of the partakers in that after-service remain from no higher motive.
But the after-piece excited much emotion: it was called "The Discovery of Brazil."Journal of a Voyage to Brazil|Maria Graham
He had dashed for an after-compartment to their storage place of tools, and returned with a blow-torch in his hand.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
British Dictionary definitions for after
- in spite of everythingit's only a game, after all
- in spite of expectations, efforts, etche won the race after all!
Word Origin for after
Other Idioms and Phrases with after
In addition to the idioms beginning with after
- after a fashion
- after all
- after all's said and done
- after a sort
- after a while
- after hours
- after one's own heart
- after the fact
- day after day
- get after
- go after
- inquire after
- keep after
- live happily ever after
- look after
- morning after
- name after
- run after
- see after
- sought after
- take after
- throw good money after bad
- time after time