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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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After all, the art of handling ships is finer, perhaps, than the art of handling men.
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The veteran Alloa striker put his name forward for the job afters peaking to John Robertson, Gary MacKay and former Falkirk boss Alex Totten.
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