Definitions

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  • n. Something that lingers after it is bitten, especially a smatch or flavour; aftertaste.
  • n. That which returns a memory, usually one that is bitter or painful

Etymologies

From after- +‎ bite. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Do you know which ingredients in the Chow recipe are most likely responsible for the "afterbite" of which you speak?

    Root Beer Dreams: Part II Soda King

  • Juice boxes shorts and t-shirt for each girlie tissues wee bag with bandaids, bactine, tylenol, afterbite …. hand sanitizer/wipes baby powder (great for getting sand off) a couple of those Annikins minipicture books.

    » Scattered Strocel.com

  • On a more practical note, I couldn't resist Neosporin in the cute spray dispenser (part of the art and architecture of assembling the perfect dopp kit is finding things in miniature sizes); I also included a reading light, insect repellant, afterbite, a few diarrhea pills and a pocket weather station I picked up at Radio Shack.

    All Set for Her Summer in Greece

  • It was as soft as butter, mild with a slight tangy afterbite.

    The sweet temptations of Heidelberg

  • Drawbacks include its bitter afterbite, which make it difficult to cook with, since just enough to make a dish properly sweet is a molecule away from the too much that makes it bitter.

    Sweeter Than Sugar?

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