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Afterthought - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Afterthought' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Afterthought [ n.]
- Reflection after an act; later or subsequent thought or expedient.

Meaning of 'Afterthought' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . afterthought [ n]
Meaning (1):
- thinking again about a choice previously made
Example in sentence:
  • he had second thoughts about his purchase
Meaning (2):
- an addition that was not included in the original plan
Example in sentence:
  • the garage was an afterthought