Definition of afterlife
1 : an existence after death
2 : a later period in one's life
3 : a period of continued or renewed use, existence, or popularity beyond what is normal, primary, or expected a TV show with a long afterlife in syndication
Examples of afterlife in a Sentence
Does he believe in an afterlife?
written in afterlife, his memoirs reveal a kinder, more forgiving man
Recent Examples of afterlife from the Web
Gitai’s respected track record and the prickly, perpetually timely subject matter should guarantee plenty of festival play beyond Cannes, followed by a small-screen afterlife.
Everything since then has been a mix of Kevin's afterlife and the actual events in the lives of the characters.
Three greats of the 19th century compare notes in the afterlife.
Even in the afterlife, Ms. Copeland is more down-to-earth.
No big-budget action movie has ever taken such a matter-of-fact stance toward Judeo-Christian notions of the afterlife.
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First Known Use of afterlife
AFTERLIFE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of afterlife for English Language Learners
: a life that some people believe exists after death
AFTERLIFE Defined for Kids
Definition of afterlife for Students
: an existence after death
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