Definition of aftertaste in English:

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aftertaste

Pronunciation: /ˈaftərˌtāst/

noun

A taste, typically an unpleasant one, remaining in the mouth after eating or drinking something.
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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Syllabification: af·ter·taste

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