Definition of afters in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːftəz/

plural noun

British informal
1The sweet course following the main course of a meal; pudding: there was apple pie for afters
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  • We had roast potatoes and cauliflower and then something like apple tart with custard for afters.
  • All the meat is free range and the coffee, tea and chocolate are all organic and fair trade, so you can just about justify tucking into the calorie-crazed sticky toffee pudding for afters.
  • To get the best out of this strange place you should really have a Mexican starter and a Polish Main course with maybe a mixture of Polish and Mexican puddings for afters.
2(In soccer) a confrontation between players after a foul or other incident: they were both yellow-carded for a spot of afters before half-time
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  • Foe, during his eventful term at Upton Park, was one of many players who had a bit of afters with Roy Keane.
  • They both went for a 50-50 ball, at which point Thierry decided a bit of "afters" was the order of the day.
  • They were then lectured for 'afters' as the United man prevented a Corden cross as both players slid in.

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