Definition of after-school in English:



  • Taking place after normal school hours.

    ‘after-school childcare facilities’
    • ‘Actually, the event was scheduled for during school but then moved to after-school hours.’
    • ‘The school ran a breakfast club as well as an after-school club, to help parents with child care so they could get back to work.’
    • ‘We will introduce childcare centres and extend pre-school and after-school care to all schools.’
    • ‘He plans to devote after-school hours to the job and use his bedroom as his office.’
    • ‘In some ways, after-school childcare is harder to come by than it is during holidays.’