postcrash

adjective

post·​crash ˌpōst-ˈkrash How to pronounce postcrash (audio)
: following a crash (such as a violent collision or a financial collapse)
experienced postcrash headaches
postcrash stock prices
A financial services outfit that he controlled took a tumble with junk bonds in the postcrash Eighties.Patricia Sellers

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postcrash was in 1930

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“Postcrash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postcrash. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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