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modern-day (not comparable)

  1. Current; of the present.
    • 1981, William Irwin Thompson, The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, page 13:
      And like the battles fought over baptism by sprinkling as opposed to total immersion, these modern-day disputations can be tedious.
    Modern-day Greek is a lot different from ancient Greek, or koine.
    Of course, modern-day theories debunk that idea.
  2. (informal) Designating a present-day version of someone or something in history.
    That couple led police on a wild goose chase like a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde!
    • 2013 August 14, Daniel Taylor, “Rickie Lambert's debut goal gives England victory over Scotland”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Lambert had been on the pitch only three minutes when he rose, in the style of a modern-day Nat Lofthouse, to score with the arching, powerful header that completely changed the emphasis on a night when Roy Hodgson's team had, at times, exhausted the patience of their home crowd.