modern-day modern-day

Definition(s):

  • (adj) characteristic of the present

Usage(s):

  1. PTI's Alex Perry spent 48 hours with modern-day brigands -- and lived to tellthe tale.
  2. In modern-day Yemen, in an area with people genetically linked to the Lemba, Parfitt found a ghost town by that name.
  3. A modern-day adventurer partners with watchmaker Panerai to navigate a custom sailboat on a four-year eco-voyage around the world.

News

  1. Oh, you pretty things

    Some say nostalgia in fashion trends runs on a 20-year cycle. Others put it at around 50. That would give modern-day wistfulness to anything from the flannel-and-combat boot grunge look of the ‘90s to the fastidiously groomed, impeccably decked-out “Mad Men”-era chic of the ‘60s.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: City Pulse

  2. '@SummerBreak': A new 'reality'

    EW exclusive! Modern-day ''Laguna Beach'' via Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube? Exec says time is right
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  3. hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announces Uncomplicated New Diet Plans for Men to Aid in ...

    Diet Doc combines decades of scientific research with modern-day technology, developing new diet plans for men that are unsophisticated, uncomplicated and accessible, helping to avoid non-detection of prostate cancer due to excess weight. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/diet-plans/weight-loss/prweb10823348.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. Richard Roberts, former president of Oral Roberts University, called his father, "a modern-day apostle of the healing ministry, an author, educator, evangelist, prophet and innovator. He was the only man of his generation to build a worldwide...
    on Dec 15, 2009 By: Richard Roberts Source: USA Today

  2. "I think actors of today should adapt to situations appropriately, like using old-fashioned terms for old-fashioned movies or using modern-day speech for modern-day films. Actors shouldn't mix old-fashioned speech with modern-day films. It just...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Jackie Chan Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "I believe we are very much in a modern-day civil rights struggle," said Joe Solmonese, president of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest gay rights organization.
    on Nov 30, 2008 By: Joe Solmonese Source: International Herald Tribune

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