post·​face ˈpōs(t)-fəs How to pronounce postface (audio)
pȯs-ˈfäs How to pronounce postface (audio)
: a brief article or note (as of explanation) placed at the end of a publication

Word History


French, from post- + -face (as in préface preface)

First Known Use

1742, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postface was in 1742

Dictionary Entries Near postface

Cite this Entry

“Postface.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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