Synonyms for afterthought
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : af-ter-thawt, ahf-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæf tərˌθɔt, ˈɑf-|
Définition of afterthoughtOrigin :
- 1660s, from after + thought.
- noun idea that occurs after it is timely
- I claim it as the price of coming, you know, when I was only an afterthought.
- Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
- Then he added as an afterthought: “To hell with Fyles, and all his damned red-coats.”
- Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
- He hesitated, then added as an afterthought: “I go away to-morrow.”
- Extract from : « A Breath of Prairie and other stories » by Will Lillibridge
- I mentioned, as an afterthought, that Mr. Heathcroft had recommended Bancroft's to me.
- Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- As an afterthought, he added: "And take this fellow with you."
- Extract from : « Captain Blood » by Rafael Sabatini
- She added, as if it was an afterthought, that Mrs. Theobald's letter had arrived that morning.
- Extract from : « Where Angels Fear to Tread » by E. M. Forster
- Upon an afterthought he added: "There's no reason why he shouldn't meet the Duke, is there?"
- Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
- It had been an afterthought of hers, and partially countered on James.
- Extract from : « Love and Lucy » by Maurice Henry Hewlett
- As if by an afterthought, he asked: “Have you any idea of the condition of the mine?”
- Extract from : « The Plunderer » by Roy Norton
- The stratagem which I have been describing was an afterthought.
- Extract from : « The Hunters of the Ozark » by Edward S. Ellis
Antonyms for afterthought
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