Definition of Postscript

1. Noun. A note appended to a letter after the signature.

Exact synonyms: Ps
Group relationships: Letter, Missive
Generic synonyms: Annotation, Notation, Note



2. Noun. Textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end.
Exact synonyms: Addendum, Supplement
Generic synonyms: Matter
Group relationships: Back Matter, End Matter
Specialized synonyms: Appendix, Continuation, Sequel
Derivative terms: Supplement, Supplementary

Definition of Postscript

1. n. A paragraph added to a letter after it is concluded and signed by the writer; an addition made to a book or composition after the main body of the work has been finished, containing something omitted, or something new occurring to the writer.

Definition of Postscript

1. Noun. An addendum to a letter, added after the author’s signature. ¹

2. Noun. An addition to a story, play, etc. ¹

3. Verb. To extend (a letter etc.) with additional remarks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Postscript

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postscript

postriot
postrock
postromantic
postround
posts
postsale
postsaturation
postscandal
postscapula
postscapular
postscarcity
postscarlatinal
postscenium
postscientific
postscreening
postscript (current term)
postscripta
postscripted
postscripting
postscripts
postscriptum
postscutella
postscutellum
postseason
postseasons
postsecondary
postsecondary school
postsecondary schools
postsectarian
postseismic

Literary usage of Postscript

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1840)
"postscript ON THE CHIVA AND THE OPIUM QUESTION. ON the llth of May this* article -went to press. And on the 15th day of May the Lords' debate being then ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1916)
"Additional postscript: Jan. 28, Mar. 25, Apr. 8, 29, June 17, July 1, 22. ... Additional postscript: May 16, 23, 30, June 6,13,20,27, July 4,11, Aug. ..."

3. The Letters of Junius ...: With Notes and Illustrations, Historical by Junius (1804)
"... in the ex/ires* contradiction of the doctrines advanced by him, to be here inserted in the collection of his letters. In this postscript, indeed, ..."

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