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 century
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).