postscript

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin la, from Latin, neuter of postscriptus, past participle of postscribo ( write after), from post (after) + scribo (write)

Noun[edit]

postscript (plural postscripts)

  1. (countable) An addendum to a letter, added after the author’s signature.
  2. (countable) An addition to a story, play, etc.

Usage notes[edit]

In a letter, to indicate the beginning of a postscript one often uses the abbreviation P.S. followed by a colon.

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Verb[edit]

postscript (third-person singular simple present postscripts, present participle postscripting, simple past and past participle postscripted)

  1. To extend (a letter etc.) with additional remarks.