Definitions for nowadaysˈnaʊ əˌdeɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

now•a•daysˈnaʊ əˌdeɪz(adv.)

  1. at the present time; these days.

  2. (n.)the present.

Origin of nowadays:

1325–75; ME nou adaies; see now , a -1, day , -s1

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. nowadays(adverb)ˈnaʊ əˌdeɪz

    at this time, as opposed to the past

    Nowadays it's hard to find a job.

Wiktionary

  1. nowadays(Adverb)

    At the present time; in the current era.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nowadays(adverb)

    in these days; at the present time

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


Translations for nowadays

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

nowadays(adverb)

at the present period of time

Food is very expensive nowadays.

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