Definition of morning after in US English:

morning after


  • 1A morning on which a person has a hangover.

    • ‘One terrible morning after, Andy prepares a remark-able hangover cure for him.’
    • ‘The morning after I took my first dose, I woke up with a strange headache.’
    • ‘Then he added, jokingly, ‘It might have been a morning after a frat party.’’
    • ‘There are more lessons to be learned, but those are my initial thoughts on this morning after.’
    1. 1.1 A hangover.
      • ‘There is no morning after if the night never ends, so get up and get right back into it.’
    2. 1.2 An unpleasant aftermath of imprudent behavior.
      ‘his first year of college was one long party—eventually he would have to face the morning after’
      • ‘The people have spoken and they have voted for war. there's got to be a morning after there's got to be a morning after…’
      • ‘It's as if Hollywood were experiencing some unusual fabric shortage, and I wouldn't be surprised if a legion of actresses have colds or flus by morning after.’
      • ‘There's got to be a morning after, as the line from the disaster movie song goes.’