Definitions

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  • noun A later time; the future.

Etymologies

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From after + time.

Examples

  • I wonder what Octomom did in order to bring this wrath on her time after time after-time.

    CNN Transcript Jun 17, 2009

  • If thou do this, thou wilt cheer thy friends as well as thyself, and thou shalt rear my Hector's child to lend stout aid to Ilium, that so thy children in the after-time may build her up again, and our city yet be stablished.

    The Trojan Women

  • If thou do this, thou wilt cheer thy friends as well as thyself, and thou shalt rear my Hector's child to lend stout aid to Ilium, that so thy children in the after-time may build her up again, and our city yet be stablished.

    The Trojan Women

  • That whole class has to do with the future, and laws are passed under the idea that they will be useful in after-time; which, in other words, is the future.

    Theaetetus

  •     Chant which an after-time shall tax of vanity never.

    Poems and Fragments

  •     Chant which an after-time shall tax of vanity never.

    Poems and Fragments

  • She could only remember, in the after-time, that she woke instantly.

    The Haunted Hotel

  • How shall we understand the accountability of the powerful to the nations, of which Churchill spoke, which is underpinned by the urge to avoid the long reproaches of the after-time!

    ANC Today

  • To reject it or ignore it or fritter it away will bring upon us all the long reproaches of the after-time.

    ANC Today

  • Certain it is, too, that in after-time he often repented of his severity to the

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

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