Definition of nowadays
: at the present time People don't wear hats much nowadays.
Examples of nowadays in a Sentence
People don't wear hats much nowadays.
nowadays wives are just as likely to work outside the home as their husbands are
Origin and Etymology of nowadays
Middle English now a dayes, from 1now + a dayes during the day
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
NOWADAYS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nowadays for English Language Learners
: at the present time
NOWADAYS Defined for Kids
Definition of nowadays for Students
: at the present time No one goes there much nowadays.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up nowadays? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).