shortly after

Definition of shortly after

  1. :  soon after Shortly after she hung up, the phone rang again.

Word by Word Definitions

shortlyplay
  1. :  in a few words :  briefly

    :  in an abrupt manner

    :  in a short time

afterplay
  1. :  following in time or place :  afterward, behind, later

  1. :  behind in place

    :  subsequent to in time or order

    :  subsequent to and in view of

  1. :  subsequently to the time when

  1. :  later in time

    :  located toward the rear and especially toward the stern of a ship or tail of an aircraft

  1. : used with a present participle to indicate action completed and especially just completed

  1. :  afternoon


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