postscript

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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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]

To indicate the beginning of a postscript to a letter, one often uses the abbreviation PS (or P.S., p.s., etc) followed by a colon or comma.

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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 or another document) with additional remarks.