English vocabulary and translations (See all)
(a) modern day (Greek tragedy): (a) contemporary (Greek tragedy)
Modern day can be written with or without a dash: 'modern-day'.
He thinks he's a modern-day Einstein! He acts like characters from the past as if they were living in the present.
- "Moira : Well Belinda, if you think that a crazy vagabond on the bus is an artistic genius, then you'd have to consider Brent as a modern day Van Gogh."
- "I stand before you today not as a pimple-faced intern, fetching coffee and making copies, but as a modern-day Adonis: statuesque, strong, confident."
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