latter-day

adjective
lat·​ter-day | \ ˈla-tər-ˌdā How to pronounce latter-day (audio) \

Definition of latter-day

1 : of present or recent times latter-day prophets
2 : of a later or subsequent time

First Known Use of latter-day

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Latter-day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/latter-day. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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latter-day

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English Language Learners Definition of latter-day

: regarded as a modern version of someone or something from the past

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