post·​game | \ ˌpōst-ˈgām How to pronounce postgame (audio) \

Definition of postgame

: occurring after a game postgame interviews postgame analysis Fans who go to the games and postgame parties certainly have a good time.— Paul Zimmerman

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Recent Examples on the Web The play took on extra significance when it was revealed overnight that Dantonio had suffered a postgame heart attack. Ryan Ford, Detroit Free Press, "The most stunning Michigan sports endings this century from all corners," 1 June 2020 Managers often call postgame meetings after a horrible loss or a series of defeats. Henry Schulman,, "Untold Stories: How Henry Schulman wrote about the death of Jose Uribe’s wife," 24 May 2020 The Detroit Pistons point guard typically exits the locker room at Little Caesars Arena before reporters conclude postgame sessions with coach Dwane Casey. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press, "Should Detroit Pistons point guard Derrick Rose make the All-Star team?," 17 Jan. 2020 Howard's final act of the night: Passing the microphone as Teske and Simpson, his first two seniors, gave their postgame speeches. Orion Sang, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan basketball's Senior Night filled with love for its two winningest players," 6 Mar. 2020 Sunday’s setback — filled with dropped passes and botched field goals and missed opportunities and more postgame agitation — was the Bears’ fifth loss in their last six games. Dan Wiederer,, "Column: ‘For whatever reason, here’s Chase Daniel.’ That could become the perfect advertisement for the Bears’ final 6 weeks.," 18 Nov. 2019 That made Waddle a happy guy in those postgame moments with high school buddies. Michael Casagrande |, al, "All smiles on field for Jaylen Waddle’s homecoming celebration," 13 Oct. 2019 Fox News sent its foreign affairs correspondent Greg Palkot to a Lyon sports bar to report on the World Cup final’s postgame scene, and the fans — knowing that reporter was from Fox News — had their own message for the network’s live shot. Andrew Joseph, For The Win, "USWNT fans in France shout '(expletive) Trump' during Fox News' World Cup report," 7 July 2019 Seattle options RHP Matt Festa and RHP Erik Swanson to Tacoma (postgame April 11). Seattle Times Sports Staff, The Seattle Times, "Mariners Game Day: Live updates, how to watch Felix Hernandez face Justin Verlander, Astros," 13 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of postgame

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Postgame.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of postgame

US : happening immediately or very soon after the end of a sports game

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