a small party held after a larger event, such as a pop concert or film première, to which only a select group of guests is invited
She skipped the afterparty that night and headed straight home.
Christine at the ‘Frat House’ Rebecca Dana October 12, 2010
In other news, Christian Slater has already hit the afterparty.
Best of the Golden Globes Choire Sicha January 16, 2010
The presentation came off like a pit stop on the way to the afterparty.
Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton and Kanye Robin Givhan March 6, 2012
The hot zone that evening was an afterparty for Distortion, a group show at the Gervasuti Foundation on the Fondamenta S. Anna.
My Biennale Favorites Anthony Haden-Guest June 7, 2009
After the Israel Day Parade this Sunday, there’s an afterparty in the Park—but only for hard-core anti-Oslo right-wingers.
We’re Live-Tweeting the Anti-Peace Bloc at the Israel Day Parade Peter Beinart May 31, 2012
a more exclusive social gathering that takes place after a scheduled party or event such as a concert; also written after-party
A celebration among intimates following another party: When the block party ended, we went to their house for an afterparty
afterperception afterperception af·ter·per·cep·tion (āf’tər-pər-sěp’shən) n. Perception of a sensation after the stimulus that produced it has ceased to act.
afterpotential afterpotential af·ter·po·ten·tial (āf’tər-pə-těn’shəl) n. A small negative or positive change in electrical potential in a stimulated nerve that follows and is dependent on the main potential.
behind in place or position; following behind: men lining up one after the other. later in time than; in succession to; at the close of: Tell me after supper. Day after day he came to work late. subsequent to and in consequence of: After what has happened, I can never return. below in rank or […]
- Aftershave lotion
noun a lotion, usually styptic and perfumed, for application to the face after shaving Often shortened to aftershave
noun a party held after a public performance of a play or film (as modifier): an aftershow bash