modern-day

adjective

Definition of modern-day 

: existing today problems facing most modern-day families modern-day China often used to indicate that someone or something of the present is similar to someone or something of the past The two lovers are a modern-day Romeo and Juliet.the modern-day equivalent of slavery

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