Definition of afterword
: epilogue 1
Examples of afterword in a Sentence
The novel has a foreword by an eminent critic and an afterword by the author herself.
the author included an afterword about developments in cancer treatment since the book was written
Recent Examples of afterword from the Web
Many readers and educators will also appreciate the afterword and extensive back matter, including a moving photo album, family Who’s Who and extensive glossary section.
In his lovely afterword, Ford further develops these themes.
Pirsig's son Chris was killed by a mugger in 1979, and later editions of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance would include an afterword about him.
The documentary is based on the afterword that Mason wrote.
That afterword lifts the curtain a little, offering a few paragraphs about Mr. Desmond’s childhood in Winslow, Ariz., where his father was a nondenominational minister and his mother worked various jobs.
Henderson was kind enough to ask me to write a foreword for the U.S. edition, which currently in e-book form, soon to be in print*; the publisher liked it enough to include it as an afterword in the new UK paperback edition, which is out tomorrow.
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First Known Use of afterword
AFTERWORD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of afterword for English Language Learners
: a final section that comes after the main part of a book
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