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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An addition that was not included in the original plan; Thinking again about a choice previously made.

Usage examples (39)
  • The coconut was barely detectable, the glaze a little thin and weedy, and the biscuits on the side seemed a bland afterthought.
  • The garage was an afterthought
  • December 4th, 2005 at 8: 47 pm wwallace says: afterthought is corrupt and incompetent.
  • While I wouldn`t use the word afterthought, I was keen to see the media coverage associated with the launch. for more
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