Definition of afterburn
- And at 13.5 percent alcohol, it leaves a noticeable afterburn on the palate.
- —Howard G. Goldberg
- … the afterburn of a hateful divorce.
- —Gillian Flynn
- Is the afterburn real? Whether the metabolism speeds up for hours after exercise is an old question, and studies over the years have produced mixed results.
- —News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina)