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(Chiefly Theatre and Music) a subsequent or additional performance; (now especially) an impromptu or unadvertised rock or pop concert after the main show, often held at a smaller venue for an invited audience.
Occurring after a performance; frequently in aftershow party.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Caroline Kirkland (1801–1864), writer.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.