Definitions

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  • noun UK, informal dessert
  • noun informal The festivities held after a wedding meal.

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  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal

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Examples

  • And for what Mary Margaret called the afters, desserts, she had made custard to pour over a Madeira cake, a kind of pound cake.

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  • And for what Mary Margaret called the afters, desserts, she had made custard to pour over a Madeira cake, a kind of pound cake.

    Lightning Strikes

  • And for what Mary Margaret called the afters, desserts, she had made custard to pour over a Madeira cake, a kind of pound cake.

    Lightning Strikes

  • And for what Mary Margaret called the afters, desserts, she had made custard to pour over a Madeira cake, a kind of pound cake.

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  • And one thing we noticed that packs a real punch in the afters are the window treatments ...

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  • Alarm bells should have run when they took so long to cook I ended up eating them after "afters".

    Confessions of a greedy bean eater

  • Hit: Judging from "Divine Design," some of the "afters" should be downright inspiring.

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  • In the 'afters' she is not only slimmed down, but kind of blurred, so that the physicality is veiled.

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  • In the 'afters' she is not only slimmed down, but kind of blurred, so that the physicality is veiled.

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  • Of course that's not to say they should be running sanctioned 12 round title fights after innocuous challenges, but there's certainly some leeway here for the "afters".

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  • e.g. "What's for afters?". Usage is considered somewhat infra dig.

    December 10, 2007