right now


Definition of right now

2 : at present

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Recent Examples on the Web Fares from Anchorage to New York are very cheap right now on Alaska Air, from $379 round trip (between Jan. 24 and March 4). Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, "With the new year arrives a new crop of cheap flights to popular destinations," 4 Jan. 2020 Horror-movie audiences right now are so much more welcoming of family drama horror. Isaac Feldberg, Fortune, "Nicolas Pesce on His R-Rated ‘Grudge’ Reboot: ‘There’s Something Heavy Metal About Making Horror’," 2 Jan. 2020 But right now the Premier League can’t stop talking about armpits. Joshua Robinson, WSJ, "English Soccer Can’t Stop Talking About Armpits," 1 Jan. 2020 My other favorites right now would probably be eyebrow shadow and mascara. Lindsay Schallon, Glamour, "Snooki Reflects on the Pouf, GTL'ing, and Her Pop Culture Legacy," 31 Dec. 2019 Fortunately, the wellness offerings couldn’t be more varied right now. Kari Molvar, Vogue, "8 Spas to Seek Out in the New Year," 31 Dec. 2019 Experts even feel that right now, a super app may not be the best thing for India, which is a fairly less evolved tech market with more copycat businesses than innovative ones. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz India, "Investors in wannabe super apps must remember that India is not China," 25 Dec. 2019 And this is really key right now—before there's a problem, providing information to help these companies prepare their defenses. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Not so IDLE hands: FBI program offers companies data protection via deception," 20 Dec. 2019 Our favorite deals right now are on Kindles, Echo speakers, and Fire HD tablets. Scott Gilbertson, Wired, "Last Minute Holiday Deals: Amazon Devices Are on Sale," 19 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of right now

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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8 Jan 2020

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“Right now.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right%20now. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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