noun af·ter–run \ˈaf-tər-ˌrən\

Definition of after–run

  1. :  dieseling Questions on tune-up, hard starting and after-run gave viewers the most difficulty in the recent National Automotive Trouble Quiz. — Springfield (Massachusetts) Union News, 19 Sept. 1972

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Origin and Etymology of after–run

after- + 2run

First Known Use: 1970

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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