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aftertaste

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noun af·ter·taste \-ˌtāst\

Simple Definition of aftertaste

  • : a taste that remains after something is eaten or drunk

Full Definition of aftertaste

  1. :  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.



Circa 1754

First Known Use of aftertaste

circa 1754


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aftertaste

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noun af·ter·taste \-ˌtāst\

Medical Definition of aftertaste

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




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