Definition of postscript noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpəʊstskrɪpt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊstskrɪpt//
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  1. 1(abbreviation PS) postscript (to something) an extra message that you add at the end of a letter after your signature
  2. 2postscript (to something) extra facts or information about a story, an event, etc. that are added after it has finished News of the award comes as a fitting postscript to a long and successful career.
  3. Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Latin postscriptum, neuter past participle (used as a noun) of postscribere ‘write under, add’, from post ‘after, later’ + scribere ‘write’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: postscript