or af·ter-shave

[ af-ter-sheyv, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tərˌʃeɪv, ˈɑf- /


a scented, astringent lotion for applying to the face after shaving.


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Origin of aftershave

1920–25; after + shave, orig. adjectival, as in aftershave lotion, with following noun now deleted Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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