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Noun: afterthought  'ãf-tu(r),thot
  1. Thinking again about a choice previously made
    - reconsideration, second thought, rethink
     
  2. An addition that was not included in the original plan
    "the garage was an afterthought"

Derived forms: afterthoughts

Type of: addition, add-on, change of mind, flip-flop, improver, reversal, turnabout [N. Amer], turnaround, U-turn

Encyclopedia: Afterthought