- (British, informal) dessert What are we having for afters, Mum? I really want ice cream...
- (informal) The festivities held after a wedding meal. To keep costs down at our wedding, we only had family at the banquet, but invited all our friends to the afters.
- (British, Irish, informal, sport) fighting or arguing off the ball or when play has stopped
- 2010 David Lewis South Africa v England - as it happened: Proteas rip into top order as tourists flounder Daily Mail (16 January 2010): 42-2: From the other end Strauss has a bit of afters with Morne Morkel after yet another bouncer raps him on the gloves.
- 2012 Nine-man Harps crushed in Wexford Donegal News (12 May 2012): Clarke was dismissed in the sixty-seventh minute ... for overly enthusiastic afters with one of the Wexford players.
- farest, faster, strafe