afterpiece

noun af·ter·piece \ ˈaf-tər-ˌpēs \

Definition of afterpiece

: a short usually comic entertainment performed after a play

Origin and Etymology of afterpiece


Learn More about afterpiece


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up afterpiece? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

investment of mental or emotional energy

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!