[ af-ter-mahr-kit, ahf- ]

  1. the market for replacement parts, accessories, and equipment for the care or enhancement of the original product, especially an automobile, after its sale to the consumer: The company holds a large share in the automotive radio aftermarket.

  2. any additional market created by a product after the primary market: Television is the perfect aftermarket for old movies.

  1. Stock Exchange. secondary market.

Origin of aftermarket

First recorded in 1935–40; after + market

Words Nearby aftermarket Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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