[syn: nowadays, now, today]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Nowadays \Now"a*days`\ (nou"[.a]*d[=a]z`), adv. [For now on (OE.
an) days. See A-, 1.]
In these days; at the present time.
What men of spirit, nowadays,
Come to give sober judgment of new plays? --Garrick.
[1913 Webster] Noways
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: 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:
nowadays, now, today]
n 1: 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, nowadays]