plural noun
af·​ter·​years | \ ˈaf-tər-ˌyirz \

Definition of afteryears

: subsequent years : later times

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First Known Use of afteryears

1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for afteryears

after- + years, plural of year

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“Afteryears.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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