Meaning of after-thinker in English:

after-thinker

Pronunciation /ˈɑːftəˌθɪŋkə/ /ˈaftəˌθɪŋkə/

noun

  • A person who thinks chiefly or only about events in the past.

    Frequently used as an epithet for the demigod Epimetheus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in George Grote (1794–1871), historian and politician.