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

1820–30; after + taste Unabridged
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aftertaste (ˈɑːftəˌteɪst)
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')
A taste persisting in the mouth after the substance that caused it is no longer present.

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Example sentences
Purists value sourwood honey for its distinctive flavor, floral with a deep,
  almost burnt-butter aftertaste.
The article gives a bitter bias aftertaste in that does not validate its
  arguments with facts.
Forceful, strident but with poor aftertaste and ultimately bad for the liver.
Smoke gave the cool air a faintly burned flavor, an aftertaste of ash.
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