aftertaste


af·ter·taste

noun \-ˌtāst\

: a taste that remains after something is eaten or drunk

Full Definition of AFTERTASTE

:  persistence of a sensation (as of flavor or an emotion) after the stimulating agent or experience has gone

Examples of AFTERTASTE

  1. The wine has a smooth aftertaste.

First Known Use of AFTERTASTE

circa 1754

af·ter·taste

noun \-ˌtāst\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AFTERTASTE

: persistence of a sensation (as of flavor or an emotion) after the stimulating agent or experience has gone

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