afterthought

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈæft.ɚ.θɔt/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
afterthought

Plural
afterthoughts

  1. (countable) An afterthought is something that is thought about after an act; it was not thought of originally.
    She packed her sandals only as an afterthought, but she was glad she did.

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