How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"after" is from "aefter" (behind in place or time) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "after" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|It is perfect for light meals, afternoon tea and cocktails.|
|It is seldom that he has made a better after-dinner speech than he delivered then.|