Origin of afterthought
Examples from the Web for afterthought
Students—both victims and the accused—are not even an afterthought; they are completely left out of the guidelines.Colleges Lawyer Up Before Claire McCaskill Rape Inquiry|Emily Shire|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Upward mobility and reward for work seems to be an afterthought for all concerned.
In the American sommelier community, until very recently, South African wines have remained largely an afterthought.Drink Like Nelson Mandela: South Africa’s Exciting New Wine|Jordan Salcito|December 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Now, this repeal was not an afterthought or an unintended consequence.
Almost as an afterthought he flashed me another knowing grin, but again his eyes told me to let sleeping dogs lie.
Here a name had been painstakingly obliterated, as if by afterthought, the very paper being gouged through with ink.The Plunderer|Roy Norton
"Guess Bill knew something—he generally does," as an afterthought.The Story of the Foss River Ranch|Ridgwell Cullum
I contrived to feast somewhat less simply on bacon and eggs, through an afterthought inspiration.Turner|William Cosmo Monkhouse
Yet, as a kind of afterthought, completing the review of his life, the detail is natural.Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job|Robert Watson
San Gimignanos Palazzo del Commune dates from 1298, but its tower was an afterthought, built a century later.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun