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aftertaste

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːftəteɪst
 
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Definition of aftertaste in English:

noun

A taste remaining in the mouth after eating or drinking something: the wine had a bitter aftertaste figurative we concluded many exchanges in uneasy fashion, leaving behind a sour aftertaste
More example sentences
  • It has a sweet taste without a bitter aftertaste and contributes a relatively small number of calories when it is eaten.
  • Who wants to drink a shake that is tasteless, or one that leaves a chalky residue with a bitter aftertaste in your mouth?
  • Those with reflux also may feel like food is coming back up into the mouth, leaving a bitter aftertaste of stomach acid.

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