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Definitions of nowadays

  1.   In these days; at the present time.
  2.   In the present time or age.
  3.   the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech; " that is enough for the present"; " he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow"
  4.   At the present time, or age.
  5.   In the present days or time.
  6.   In this age.
  7.   in these times; " it is solely by their language that the upper classes nowadays are distinguished"- Nancy Mitford; " we now rarely see horse- drawn vehicles on city streets"; " today almost every home has television"
  8.   In days now present.
  9.   In these days.

Quotes of nowadays

  1. So many actors wear wigs nowadays Besides, if someone is hiring me because of how I wear my hair, I don't want to work with them anyway. – Maria Bello
  2. But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent- not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence. – David Bohm
  3. Nowadays in the contract that actors sign, you have to agree that you're going to do a certain amount of publicity -the hard part they don't pay you for. – Jeff Bridges
  4. There was a time we decided that it was songs that were done especially from my background because of the things we were dealing with, but nowadays anybody who has a need, and can find the need, they can sing the blues. – Ruth Brown
  5. Nowadays you can go anywhere in the world in a few hours, and nothing is fabulous any more. – Roald Dahl
  6. Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed. – Desiderius Erasmus
  7. You can never get silence anywhere nowadays have you noticed? – Bryan Ferry
  8. Hemingway seems to be in a funny position. People nowadays can't identify with him closely as a member of their own generation, and he isn't yet historical. – Leslie Fiedler
  9. Nowadays as soon as a striker scores three goals, everyone starts asking him about it. – Just Fontaine
  10. I look at the car park and myself and Dave Watson come in with our old cars, and these young lads come in with their new Porches. I think that society has changed, there seems to be a lack of respect nowadays – Richard Gough
  11. What's taken God 200 years to create was wiped out in a couple of days by what was apparently an arsonist, And it just shows you what a sick world we live in nowadays – Bill Janklow
  12. Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they want to keep 'em down in L. A. – Philip Kaufman
  13. Nowadays however, we recognize that simultaneously with the typical case of a chemical reaction a typical case of catalytic effect had been studied which constitutes a limiting case. – Wilhelm Ostwald
  14. I think people nowadays do tend to blame their parents for everything. – Peter Shaffer
  15. Nowadays it would be reasonable to have an annual world championship. – Boris Spassky

Usage examples for nowadays

  1. Kings nowadays belong to the poorer classes. ” – The Inca of Perusalem by George Bernard Shaw
  2. He tried to thank her every time they met, and nowadays they were meeting frequently; for Ginger was helping her to furnish her new apartment. ” – The Adventures of Sally by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. Jenny never told her mother that half the attraction of boys' society nowadays lay in the delight of making fools of them. ” – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  4. The world can think of no other motive nowadays – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  5. “ I think it's a turtle or a big fish, and it'll be good to eat whatever it is- unless it's a shark, and some folks eat them nowadays – The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea by Laura Lee Hope
  6. Your profitable crop's a three years' waiting, and that don't mean a thing to folk nowadays except a dead loss of time on the round- up of dollars. ” – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  7. Left alone, there was that strange silence between Lucia and her husband which so often occurred nowadays – The Bad Man by Charles Hanson Towne
  8. Not that there was anything very remarkable or brilliant in the conversation at the dinner- table,- there never is nowadays – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  9. It isn't the thing nowadays – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  10. Had she known certain of such as nowadays call themselves lady- helps, I could have understood her objection. ” – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  11. He is very absent- minded nowadays and does not attend to his work. ” – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  12. “ " She has," continued their visitor, confident in the effect she had produced, " I believe, a young person- a young lady nowadays she would be called- with her. ” – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  13. From Hannah: I don't know what's the matter with children's teeth nowadays – Gigolo by Edna Ferber
  14. The artist's career nowadays is not so simple as it appears to be. ” – Piano Playing With Piano Questions Answered by Josef Hofmann
  15. “ " Some people say she is rather- rather fast, I believe is the word they use nowadays getting the word out with difficulty, as though afraid it may go off and do somebody an injury. ” – Rossmoyne by Unknown
  16. “ " That is a kind of thing that is never done nowadays never," said Houston, shaking his head. ” – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  17. He doesn't often come up to a game nowadays must be getting on for seventy- the greatest half the 'Varsity's ever had, I suppose. ” – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  18. But that was in the old, old time; great changes have taken place since, and there are a few O'Neills quite in common life nowadays – Stories and Legends of Travel and History, for Children by Grace Greenwood
  19. It is quite the correct thing to be eccentric nowadays – Mrs. Geoffrey by Duchess
  20. But she did not believe that these things happened nowadays nor did her mother. ” – Mary, Mary by James Stephens Commentator: Padraic Colum