: a later day or period
in this afterday these encounters and developments … appear to have made astonishingly little impressionA. B. Guthrie
often used in plural
he was known for his good works in his afterdays

Word History


after- + day entry 1

First Known Use

1557, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of afterday was in 1557

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“Afterday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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