from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Following a meal, especially dinner.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Happening, uttered, done, etc., after dinner: as, a postprandial speech.

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

  • adjective Happening, or done, after dinner; after-dinner.

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

  • adjective after a meal, especially after dinner

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective following a meal (especially dinner)


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

post- +‎ prandial.



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  • This word makes me blush--then I remember: food--it is food they are talking about.

    August 4, 2007

  • Yes, it describes whatever happens after you masticate. ;->

    August 6, 2007

  • My dad uses this word as shorthand for a "postprandial walk"

    December 2, 2007

  • A casual postprandial constitutional? Capital!

    December 2, 2007

  • aka FTS. Full Tummy Syndrome.

    March 2, 2008