post·​col·​lege | \ ˌpōst-ˈkä-lij How to pronounce postcollege (audio) \

Definition of postcollege

: 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

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postcollege adverb
McNabb rowed crew at Dartmouth and coached the sport for a few years postcollege — Erika Fry

Examples of postcollege in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For anyone wanting to compare schools’ educational outcomes in terms of graduation rates, postcollege earnings or alumni debt loads, detailed statistics now are just a mouse click away. George Anders, WSJ, "Which Colleges Give You the Most for Your Money? Depends on How You Measure It," 22 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of postcollege

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Postcollege.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 25 January 2020.

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