Definition of 'modern-day'
Example sentences containing 'modern-day'
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I do think in modern-day football the money has gone to people's heads. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He is a modern-day hero in a place that does hagiography better than any other. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That would have been enough for most pampered modern-day footballers to throw in the day job. The Sun (2014)It might seem an odd hobby for a modern-day footballer. The Sun (2012)But he admits his pastime is in contrast to that of the stereotypical modern-day footballer. The Sun (2013)The reality is that in modern-day football the players have all the power. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Here, she looks at what that ideal meant and looks for modern-day heroes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Like with most modern-day footballers, it seems to be an illness. The Sun (2010)Equally, a modern-day footballer has more sinister issues to deal with. The Sun (2010)But now it is a vital part of the modern-day footballer 's recovery. The Sun (2014)There's a lot of rivalry between clubs in modern-day football. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is growing evidence that the lifestyle of the modern-day wealthy footballer is unhealthy, unmanageable and out of control. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Translations for 'modern-day'
British English: modern-day ADJECTIVE
Modern-day is used to refer to the new or modern aspects of a place, an activity, or a society.
Definition of modern-day from the Collins English Dictionary
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