postcollege

adjective

post·​col·​lege ˌpōst-ˈkä-lij How to pronounce postcollege (audio)
: done or occurring after college
Playing professional football, Barber believes, is one of the best postcollege jobs a young man can have.Karl Taro Greenfield
postcollege adverb
McNabb rowed crew at Dartmouth and coached the sport for a few years postcollege Erika Fry

Examples of postcollege in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postcollege was in 1874

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“Postcollege.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcollege. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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