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
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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