postdefection

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

post- +‎ defection

Adjective[edit]

postdefection (not comparable)

  1. After defection.
    • 2007 August 29, Jennifer Dunning, “Love Lost and Fame Gained for a Young Nureyev”, New York Times:
      Intriguingly, what won them back to him was an attempt by Soviet officials and expatriates in Paris to ruin his first postdefection performance by booing and throwing coins onto the stage as he began the demanding Bluebird solo in “The Sleeping Beauty.”