post·​game ˌpōst-ˈgām How to pronounce postgame (audio)
: occurring after a game
postgame interviews
postgame analysis
Fans who go to the games and postgame parties certainly have a good time.Paul Zimmerman

Examples of postgame in a Sentence

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, 1 June 2020 Managers often call postgame meetings after a horrible loss or a series of defeats. Henry Schulman,, 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, 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, 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,, 18 Nov. 2019 That made Waddle a happy guy in those postgame moments with high school buddies. Michael Casagrande |, al, 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, 7 July 2019 Seattle options RHP Matt Festa and RHP Erik Swanson to Tacoma (postgame April 11). Seattle Times Sports Staff, The Seattle Times, 13 Apr. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postgame was in 1902

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“Postgame.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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