Origin of nowadaysMiddle English nou adaies from now + on + day + -s, adv. suffix
Nowadays is defined as something in the current time or something going on now.
When discussing how many more people have the Internet today than ten years ago, this is an example of a time when you might say "nowadays everyone has the Internet."
During the present time; now.
Origin of nowadaysMiddle English nouadaies nou now ; see now . a ( variant of on on ; see on . ) daies genitive of dai day ; see day .
- Yes, everything is different nowadays, everything is changed.
- Nowadays, you'd be scared someone would kidnap a child but in the old days, no one ever thought of that stuff.
- Nowadays everybody designs laws, it is easier writing than doing.
- Nowadays the host does not admit you to his hearth, but has got the mason to build one for yourself somewhere in his alley, and hospitality is the art of keeping you at the greatest distance.
- Nowadays the mould-board is of steel with a chilled and polished surface to give greater wearing qualities and to reduce friction.