from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Characterized by after-wit; slow-witted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by after-wit; circumspect when it is too late.


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  • Indeed, it was hardly more than that time before both Carl Olsen, who worked in the same furniture factory as Kurt Lieders, and was a comely and after-witted giant, appeared with Mrs. Olsen ready for the street.

    Stories of a western town

  • In England a person who has failed in this way often confesses to being after-witted.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 4


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