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af·ter

 (ăf′tər)
prep.
1.
a. Behind in place or order: Z comes after Y in the alphabet.
b. Next to or lower than in order or importance.
2. In quest or pursuit of: seek after fame; go after big money.
3. Concerning: asked after you.
4. Subsequent in time to; at a later time than: come after dinner.
5. Subsequent to and because of or regardless of: They are still friends after all their differences.
6. Following continually: year after year.
7. In the style of or in imitation of: satires after Horace.
8. With the same or close to the same name as; in honor or commemoration of: named after her mother.
9. According to the nature or desires of; in conformity to: a tenor after my own heart.
10. Past the hour of: five minutes after three.
11. Irish Used with a present participle to indicate action that has just been completed: "Sure I'm after seeing him not five minutes ago" (James Joyce).
adv.
1. Behind; in the rear.
2. At a later or subsequent time; afterward: three hours after; departed shortly after.
adj.
1. Subsequent in time or place; later; following: in after years.
2. Located near the stern of a vessel or the rear or an aircraft or spacecraft.
conj.
Following or subsequent to the time that: I saw them after I arrived.
n.
1. Afternoon.
2. afters Chiefly British Dessert.
Idiom:
after all
1. In spite of everything to the contrary; nevertheless: We chose to take the train after all.
2. Everything else having been considered; ultimately: A car is after all a means of transportation.

[Middle English, from Old English æfter; see apo- in Indo-European roots.]

afters

(ˈɑːftəz)
n (functioning as singular or plural)
1. (Cookery) informal dessert; sweet
2. (Soccer) slang a confrontation or physical violence between football players immediately after they have been involved in a challenge for the ball
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.afters - a dish served as the last course of a mealafters - a dish served as the last course of a meal
course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
ambrosia - fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut
baked Alaska - cake covered with ice cream and meringue browned quickly in an oven
blancmange - sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch; usually molded
charlotte - a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard
compote, fruit compote - dessert of stewed or baked fruit
dumpling - dessert made by baking fruit wrapped in pastry
flan - open pastry filled with fruit or custard
frozen dessert - any of various desserts prepared by freezing
junket - dessert made of sweetened milk coagulated with rennet
mousse - a rich, frothy, creamy dessert made with whipped egg whites and heavy cream
pavlova - a dessert consisting of a meringue base or cup filled with fruit and whipped cream
peach melba - ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
whip - a dessert made of sugar and stiffly beaten egg whites or cream and usually flavored with fruit
pudding - any of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed
pud, pudding - (British) the dessert course of a meal (`pud' is used informally)
sillabub, syllabub - sweetened cream beaten with wine or liquor
tiramisu - an Italian dessert consisting of layers of sponge cake soaked with coffee and brandy or liqueur layered with mascarpone cheese and topped with grated chocolate
sabayon, zabaglione - light foamy custard-like dessert served hot or chilled
mould, mold - a dish or dessert that is formed in or on a mold; "a lobster mold"; "a gelatin dessert made in a mold"
Translations
dezert
dessert
jälkiruoka
repete
デザート
디저트
efterrätt
ขนม
món tráng miệng

afters

[ˈɑːftəz] NPL (Brit) → postre msing
what's for afters?¿qué hay de postre?

afters

[ˈɑːftərz] n (British) (= dessert) → dessert mafter-sales service [ˈɑːftərseɪlz] nservice m après-venteafter-school [ˈæftərskuːl]
adj [activities] → extrascolaire

afters

[ˈɑːftəz] n (Brit) (fam) (dessert) → dessert m inv

afters

حَلْوى dezert dessert Nachspeise επιδόρπιο postre jälkiruoka dessert repete dessert デザート 디저트 toetje dessert deser sobremesa десерт efterrätt ขนม tatlı món tráng miệng 正餐后的甜食
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Jamie's Italian Christmas C4, 8pm FOOD Mr Oliver gives turkey and all the trimmings a Mediterranean twist, serving it with porchetta and balsamic roasted potatoes, with tiramisu for afters.
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And to add to their misery, keeper Rhys Bills was sent off late in the game after picking up two yellow cards, the second for his part in the afters following an X-rated challenge from Spalding's Matt Varley on Reece Blackmore which also saw him see red.
Afters are the handful of faculty kids forced to hang out after school while their parents finish up their duties.
Smugglers are trying to explore new migrant routes afters the closure of the so-called Balkan route by the eastern European governments.
COMMUTERS were stuck in gridlocked traffic for more than two afters after the Conwy tunnel was closed in both directions due to a 'system failure'.
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For the starter, main course and afters at a new club at a Teesdale hotel restaurant are all desserts.