Apres



after; following (used in combination):
après-tennis clothes.
Contemporary Examples

As Barbara Walters might say—that is, if she were echoing French King Louis XV—“apres moi, le deluge.”
Massacre at ‘The View’: Sherri Shepherd and Jenny McCarthy Reportedly Fired Lloyd Grove June 26, 2014

Historical Examples

apres touts les grosses dames et demoiselles suivants a pié.
History of England from the fall of Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth. Vol. III James Anthony Froude

apres la Messe le sieur de Biẽcourt posa vn corps de garde la porte de l’habitation, & des sentinelles tout l’entour.
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Vol. III: Acadia, 1611-1616 Various

apres, le philosophe dit: en mauvais conseil les femmes vainquent les hommes.
Chaucer’s Works, Volume 5 (of 7) — Notes to the Canterbury Tales Geoffrey Chaucer

apres auoir couru en haut contre la riuiere pour les glands, & racines, il s’en alla l’Eplan.
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Vol. III: Acadia, 1611-1616 Various

But perhaps they are covered by the phrase ‘apres le naturel.’
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan

The same number of parcels being dealt for each colour, the dealer says, “apres,” “After.”
The Gaming Table: Its Votaries and Victims Andrew Steinmetz

Ils se seruent aussi de friction, apres laquelle ils s’oignent tout le corps d’huyle de loup marin.
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Vol. III: Acadia, 1611-1616 Various

This is perhaps what de Lancre means when he says that ‘apres la dance ils se mettent par fois à sauter’.
The Witch-cult in Western Europe Margaret Alice Murray

Doulz franois qu’est la plus bel et la plus gracious language et plus noble parler, apres latin d’escole, qui soit au monde.
The Teaching and Cultivation of the French Language in England during Tudor and Stuart Times Kathleen Lambley

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