afterwit

noun

Definition of afterwit

1 obsolete : later knowledge
2 : wisdom or perception that comes after it can be of use

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First Known Use of afterwit

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 2

History and Etymology for afterwit

after- + wit entry 2

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“Afterwit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/afterwit. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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