after a meal, especially after dinner: postprandial oratory; a postprandial brandy.
- post·pran·di·al·ly, adverb
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How to use postprandial in a sentence
Most will be too sleepy to wonder what’s happening inside their cells and nerves, or which enzymes and hormones control the biochemistry of postprandial sleepiness.The extreme consequences of stuffing yourselves during the holidays | Christina Agapakis | November 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
The postprandial moment has never struck me as a time for joe.Overrated/Underrated: Food, Glorious and Otherwise | Michael Tomasky | June 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Cabinet Councils of "tabbies," assembling over their postprandial Bohea, declared they would none of him.Love's Usuries | Louis Creswicke
Like the burden of our sins, the postprandial odor of them must be sometimes intolerable.Dealings With The Dead | A Sexton of the Old School
None of them impressed me with a very high idea of English postprandial oratory.
British Dictionary definitions for postprandial
of or relating to the period immediately after lunch or dinner: a postprandial nap
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