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adverb now·a·days \ˈnau̇-(ə-)ˌdāz\

Definition of nowadays

  1. :  at the present time People don't wear hats much nowadays.

Examples of nowadays in a Sentence

  1. People don't wear hats much nowadays.

  2. 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

nowadays

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adverb

Definition of nowadays for English Language Learners

  • : at the present time


NOWADAYS Defined for Kids

nowadays

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adverb now·a·days \ˈnau̇-ə-ˌdāz\

Definition of nowadays for Students

  1. :  at the present time No one goes there much nowadays.



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