after-taste

aftertaste

[af-ter-teyst, ahf-]
noun
1.
a taste remaining after the substance causing it is no longer in the mouth.
2.
the remaining sensation following an unpleasant experience, incident, etc.: the aftertaste of a bad marriage.

Origin:
1820–30; after + taste

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aftertaste (ˈɑːftəˌteɪst)
 
n
1.  a taste that lingers on after eating or drinking
2.  a lingering impression or sensation

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aftertaste af·ter·taste (āf'tər-tāst')
n.
A taste persisting in the mouth after the substance that caused it is no longer present.

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