Meaning of “posthumous” in the English Dictionary

"posthumous" in British English

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posthumousadjective

uk /ˈpɒs.tʃə.məs/ us /ˈpɑːs.tʃə.məs/ formal

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

"posthumous" in American English

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posthumousadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈpɑs·tʃə·məs/

happening after a person’s death

posthumously
adverb [ not gradable ] us /ˈpɑs·tʃə·məs·li/

Dillon was posthumously awarded a Silver Star.

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