something that happens after ones death
Van Gough's fame was posthumous
by vegihumor333 August 21, 2003
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Occurring after one's death.
Many valiant soldiers were awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously.
by BigBrotherM December 04, 2006
WITH HINDSIGHT, OCCURRING AFTER A PARTICULAR EVENT. NOTHING AT ALL TO DO WITH DEATH.
MORTEN GAMST PEDERSEN SHOULD BE GIVEN A POSTHUMOUS RED CARD
by Online Dictionary December 02, 2010