posted on Oct, 13 2012 @ 02:37 AM
Hmmmm too bad this thread didn't make it, I love vocabulary!!
I thought about making the same post...
I overheard someone use this word tonight at work. He said "All of our contemporaries are dying."
Huh, never heard it used like that before. I only knew the third definition.
con·tem·po·rar·y [kuhn-tem-puh-rer-ee] Show IPA adjective, noun, plural con·tem·po·rar·ies.
existing, occurring, or living at the same time; belonging to the same time: Newton's discovery of the calculus was contemporary with that of
of about the same age or date: a Georgian table with a contemporary wig stand.
of the present time; modern: a lecture on the contemporary novel.