aft etymology

English word aft comes from English after

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Detailed word origin of aft

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after English (eng) (Irish, usually, preceded by a form of be, followed by an -ing form of a verb) Used to indicate recent completion of an activity. (dated) According to an author or text.. (obsolete) According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.. As a result of.. Behind.. Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to.. In allusion to, in imitation of; following or [...]
afternoon English (eng) (more often in the plural) In the afternoon. (figuratively) The later part of anything, often with implications of decline.. (informal) A party or social event held in the afternoon.. The part of the day from noon or lunchtime until sunset, evening, or suppertime or 6pm. .
aft English (eng) (dated, _, slang) Alternative form of afternoon: the time of day from noon until early evening.