in this day and age

in this day and age

In the current time in history; in the present. The phrase is often used to describe how something has changed and how it happens now. In this day and age, it's not uncommon to go your whole commute without speaking to a single person.
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in this day and age

Fig. now; in these modern times. Bill: Ted flunked out of school. Mother: Imagine that! Especially in this day and age. Bill: Taxes keep going up and up. Bob: What do you expect in this day and age?
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in this day and age

Now, in the present, as in In this day and age divorce is a very common occurrence. This phrase is redundant, since this day and this age both mean "now". [Early 1900s]
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in this day and age

COMMON People use in this day and age to talk about things that happen in modern times. Even in this day and age the old attitudes persist. I asked him whether in this day and age it was really worth talking about national character.
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in this day and age

at the present time.
2003 Film Inside Out The idea of girls becoming a commodity, to be traded as slaves, seems totally alien in this day and age.
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in ˈthis day and age

at the present time; nowadays: It’s surprising, in this day and age, to discover that there are still many homes which do not have telephones.
See also: age, and, this