après

preposition

(ˌ)ä-ˈprā How to pronounce après (audio)
ˈä-ˌprā;
ˈa-ˌprā
: after
après tennis
usually used in combination
après-theater party

Examples of après in a Sentence

après dinner, we retired to the living room for cigars and conversation

Word History

Etymology

French après-, from après after

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of après was in 1889

Dictionary Entries Near après

Cite this Entry

“Après.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/apr%C3%A8s. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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