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after a fashion

Definition of after a fashion

  1. :  to a slight or minor degree :  somewhat <I can play the piano after a fashion, but I can't play anything difficult.>



Word by Word Definitions

afterplay
  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon

fashionplay
  1. :  the make or form of something

    :  kind, sort

    :  a distinctive or peculiar and often habitual manner or way

  1. :  to give shape or form to :  mold

    :  alter, transform

    :  to mold into a particular character by influencing or training


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