Definition of afterhand in English:

afterhand

adverb

Scottish, US
  • Afterwards, subsequently; after the event.

    In modern US usage typically in contrast with beforehand, and probably representing a separate development.

Pronunciation

afterhand

/ˈɑːftəhand/ /ˈaftəhand/

Origin

Late Middle English. From after + hand. Compare after the hand, beforehand, behindhand.