Meaning of afterwise in English:

afterwise

adjective

rare
  • Wise after the event, wise too late.

Pronunciation

afterwise

/ˈɑːftəwʌɪz/ /ˈaftəwʌɪz/

noun

rare
  • (With the and plural agreement) such people as a class.

Pronunciation

afterwise

/ˈɑːftəwʌɪz/ /ˈaftəwʌɪz/

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Mulcaster (?1532–1611), schoolmaster and author.