post·​race ˌpōst-ˈrās How to pronounce postrace (audio)
: occurring after a race
a postrace interview
the postrace awards ceremony

Examples of postrace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There will be postrace refreshments from Great Harvest Bread Co. and awards honoring speedy runners and competitors who are breast cancer survivors. Anchorage Daily News, 7 June 2023 That was not the case when Medina Spirit failed his postrace drug test. Joe Drape, New York Times, 11 Apr. 2023 Sun was not made available for a news conference because he was stuck in a routine, postrace drug test. Karen Crouse, New York Times, 23 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postrace was in 1909

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“Postrace.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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