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Definition of "aftertaste" []

  • A taste persisting in the mouth after the substance that caused it is no longer present. (noun)
  • A feeling that remains after an event or experience, especially one that was unpleasant. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aftertaste" in a sentence
  • "That metallic aftertaste is just not pleasant to eat."
  • "I get an aftertaste from the sweeteners Bernstein does allow, so I greatly prefer Splenda as a substitute."
  • "- Too much milk/too little milk (you want a nice balance between the milk and the tea) - Chemical aftertaste from the powdered flavoring they use … bleah"