Now·a·days adv. In these days; at the present time.
What men of spirit, nowadays,
Come to give sober judgment of new plays? --Garrick.
n : 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" [syn: present]
adv : 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"
[syn: now, today]