postscript

noun post·script \ ˈpōs(t)-ˌskript \

Definition of postscript

:a note or series of notes appended to a completed letter, article, or book

Examples of postscript in a Sentence

  1. In a postscript to her letter, she promised to write again soon.

  2. An interesting postscript to the story is that the two people involved later got married.

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Origin and Etymology of postscript

New Latin postscriptum, from Latin, neuter of postscriptus, past participle of postscribere to write after, from post- + scribere to write — more at scribe


POSTSCRIPT Defined for English Language Learners

postscript

noun

Definition of postscript for English Language Learners

  • : a note or series of notes added at the end of a letter, article, or book

  • : an additional fact or piece of information about a story that occurs after the main part


POSTSCRIPT Defined for Kids

postscript

noun post·script \ ˈpōst-ˌskript \

Definition of postscript for Students

:a note added at the end of a letter, article, or book


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