postholiday

adjective
post·​hol·​i·​day | \ ˌpōst-ˈhä-lə-ˌdā How to pronounce postholiday (audio) , British usually -ˈhä-lə-dē \

Definition of postholiday

: existing or occurring after a holiday or the holiday season a postholiday malaise postholiday sales Frugal postholiday meals provide an ideal opportunity to get our culinary priorities back in order.— Richard Sax

First Known Use of postholiday

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Postholiday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postholiday. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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