Something that is thought of or added later: as an afterthought she said ‘Thank you’
More example sentences
- Although they often deal with the same subject, the clearest message here is that the prints are neither preliminary workings for his paintings nor mere afterthoughts.
- Sustainability, protection of wildlife, controlling agribusiness and pollution are first principles, not afterthoughts.
- Instead I often see facilities and traffic controls that treat pedestrians as little more than annoying afterthoughts.