post·​ri·​ot ˌpōst-ˈrī-ət How to pronounce postriot (audio)
: occurring or existing after a riot
a postriot investigation

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postriot was in 1930

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“Postriot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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