Postscript Definition

pōstskrĭpt, pōsskrĭpt
noun
A note, paragraph, etc. added below the signature in a letter or at the end of a book, speech, etc. as an afterthought or to give supplementary information.
Webster's New World
Additional information appended to the manuscript, as of a book or article.
American Heritage
(countable) An addition to a story, play, etc.
Wiktionary
verb
To extend (a letter etc.) with additional remarks.
Wiktionary
other
A trademark for a computer language for describing the appearance and layout of documents, used to print high-resolution text and graphics.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Postscript

Noun

Singular:
postscript
Plural:
postscripts

Origin of Postscript

  • Medieval Latin postscrīptum from neuter past participle of Latin postscrībere to write after post- post- scrībere to write skrībh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary

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