afterdinner

noun

Definition of afterdinner

obsolete

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Origin and Etymology of afterdinner

Middle English after dyner, from after2after + dynerdinner


after-dinner

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adjective af·ter-din·ner \ ˈaf-tər-¦di-nər \

Definition of after-dinner

:occurring or done in the time immediately following dinner always used before a noun
  • an after-dinner speech
  • There are also a number of high-end, aged rums on the market, which make an interesting alternative to brandy as an after-dinner drink.
  • —Mark VaughanWine Spectator31 Jan. 1995

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First Known Use of after-dinner

1633


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