What does nowadays mean?

Definitions for nowadaysˈnaʊ əˌdeɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. present, nowadays(adverb)

    the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech

    "that is enough for the present"; "he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"

  2. nowadays, now, today(adverb)

    in these times

    "it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; "we now rarely see horse-drawn vehicles on city streets"; "today almost every home has television"

Wiktionary

  1. nowadays(Adverb)

    At the present time; in the current era.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nowadays(adverb)

    in these days; at the present time

  2. Origin: [For now on (OE. an) days. See A-, 1.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nowadays' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2405

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nowadays' in Adverbs Frequency: #335

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nowadays in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nowadays in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bobby Zachariah:

    Nowadays, there is one child in the family.

  2. Yogi Berra:

    No one goes there nowadays, it's too crowded.

  3. Russell Baker:

    Misery no longer loves company. Nowadays it insists on it.

  4. Fats Domino:

    A lot of fellows nowadays have a B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. Unfortunately, they don't have a J.O.B.

  5. Bobby Zachariah:

    There were big families, there was a lot of support available, nowadays, there is one child in the family.

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