: a subsequent scheme or expedient undertaken to afford a chance of retrieval or improvement

Word History


Middle English, from after- after- + game game entry 1

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aftergame was in 1596

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“Aftergame.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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