Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A second game played in order to reverse or improve the issues of the first; hence, the methods taken after the first turn of affairs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A second game; hence, a subsequent scheme or expedient.
  • noun an ancient game very nearly resembling backgammon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A second game played to reverse the issue of the first; the means employed after the first turn of affairs.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From after- +‎ game.

Examples

  • Everyone knows there is an aftergame snack hierarchy.

    The Nature of Jade

  • Phil felt all of sixteen again and remembered as if it were yesterday the repercussions of her aftergame tryst with Kyle Thompson under the bleachers.

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • Adam; no hope, no aftergame for him as a sinner: yet let us peruse the obligations that lay upon him as a man.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. V.

  • When this famous conference of which I told you some half an hour ago was ended, and our president, our monarch of morals and mulberries had quitted his chair and withdrawn, I played an aftergame of no small moment.

    Anna St. Ives

  • At the worst, that is, if she found I was not disposed to be as virtuous as herself, she knew she might play an aftergame; and could easily relax by degrees from the severity of her chastity, accordingly as I made it worth her while.

    Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph

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