Meaning of “afterthought” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “afterthought” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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afterthoughtnoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈæf·tərˌθɔt/

an idea or plan that was not originally intended:

Pine included the song almost as an afterthought on his last album.

(Definition of “afterthought” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)