post·​drug ˌpōst-ˈdrəg How to pronounce postdrug (audio)
: relating to or occurring in the time after a drug is administered or used
postdrug blood pressure
postdrug adverb
blood samples taken 2 hours postdrug

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postdrug was in 1919

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Cite this Entry

“Postdrug.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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