Definition of morning after in English:

morning after

Pronunciation /ˈmôrniNG ˈaftər/ /ˈmɔrnɪŋ ˈæftər/


  • 1informal A morning on which a person has a hangover.

    • ‘One terrible morning after, Andy prepares a remark-able hangover cure for him.’
    • ‘Then he added, jokingly, ‘It might have been a morning after a frat party.’’
    • ‘The morning after I took my first dose, I woke up with a strange headache.’
    • ‘There are more lessons to be learned, but those are my initial thoughts on this morning after.’
    1. 1.1A hangover.
      • ‘There is no morning after if the night never ends, so get up and get right back into it.’
    2. 1.2An unpleasant aftermath of imprudent behavior.
      • ‘his first year of college was one long party—eventually he would have to face the morning after’
      • ‘It's as if Hollywood were experiencing some unusual fabric shortage, and I wouldn't be surprised if a legion of actresses have colds or flus by morning after.’
      • ‘The people have spoken and they have voted for war. there's got to be a morning after there's got to be a morning after…’
      • ‘There's got to be a morning after, as the line from the disaster movie song goes.’