Simple Definition of postscript
: a note or series of notes added at the end of a letter, article, or book
: an additional fact or piece of information about a story that occurs after the main part
Full Definition of postscript
: a note or series of notes appended to a completed letter, article, or book
Examples of postscript
In a postscript to her letter, she promised to write again soon.
An interesting postscript to the story is that the two people involved later got married.
Origin of postscript
New Latin postscriptum, from Latin, neuter of postscriptus, past participle of postscribere to write after, from post- + scribere to write — more at scribe
First Known Use: 1551
POSTSCRIPT Defined for Kids
Definition of postscript
: a note added at the end of a letter, article, or book
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