postprandial

adjective
post·​pran·​di·​al | \ pōs(t)-ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce postprandial (audio) \

Definition of postprandial

: occurring after a meal

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Other Words from postprandial

postprandially \ pōs(t)-​ˈpran-​dē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce postprandially (audio) \ adverb

Examples of postprandial in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When asked, why the absence of postprandial sweets? Frier Mccollister, Orange County Register, "The Taste: Taco Maria’s Michelin-starred chef shares a secret sauce," 18 Dec. 2019 As postprandial drinks of obstbrande, an apple/pear schnapps particular to the region, were poured, chitchat about music, politics and the Fuchs family’s hunting and foraging adventures formed the soundtrack. Liza Weisstuch, Washington Post, "Following a trail of schnapps through Germany’s storied Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 As postprandial drinks of obstbrande, an apple/pear schnapps particular to the region, were poured, chitchat about music, politics and the Fuchs family's hunting and foraging adventures formed the soundtrack. Liza Weisstuch, chicagotribune.com, "A spirited tour through Germany’s Black Forest," 25 Oct. 2019 What follows is a humble sample of my recent food adventures in three areas, plus a handful of suggestions for pre- and postprandial activities. Seth Kugel, New York Times, "A Whirlwind, Round-the-World Food Tour of Queens," 1 July 2019 Trump’s postprandial departure will be accompanied by Royal Regiment of Scotland playing the bagpipes, a tip of the hat perhaps to Trump’s Scottish-German heritage. Josh Dawsey, Washington Post, "In Britain, Trump will see castles and the queen and steer clear of protesters," 6 July 2018 Gender imbalance in the kitchen is as French as foie gras and as traditional as a postprandial coffee. Assia Labbas, New York Times, "France’s New Michelin Guide: More Fraternité Than Égalité," 23 Feb. 2018 First lady Jacqueline Kennedy — and her social secretary Letitia Baldrige — were at the center of 15 dinners that featured an explosion of postprandial entertainment, from the National Symphony Orchestra to the Joffrey Ballet. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, "‘Brilliant beyond all precedent’: The first White House state dinner for the king of Hawaii," 24 Apr. 2018 Gone are the napkins tortured into swans and the postprandial triage that shunted women to the drawing room while men dealt business. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, "Mastering the Art of the Tense Dinner Party," 1 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of postprandial

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Postprandial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postprandial. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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More Definitions for postprandial

postprandial

adjective
How to pronounce postprandial (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of postprandial

formal + humorous : happening after a meal

postprandial

adjective
post·​pran·​di·​al | \ -ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce postprandial (audio) \

Medical Definition of postprandial

: occurring after a meal postprandial hypoglycemia

Other Words from postprandial

postprandially \ -​ē How to pronounce postprandially (audio) \ adverb

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