ever after

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Definition of ever after

old-fashioned
: from that time forward She remembered him fondly ever after. The fairy tale ended by saying that the characters in the story lived happily ever after. the phrase live happily ever after is also used to describe real people who are being compared in some way to characters in a fairy taleHis biography tells the story of a poor boy who grew up to be a millionaire and lived happily ever after.

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“Ever after.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ever%20after. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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