• (RP) IPA: /ˈlætə(ɹ) deɪ/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈlæt̬əɹ deɪ/, /ˈlæɾəɹ deɪ/

latter-day (not comparable)

  1. Modern, recent.
    He thinks of himself as a latter-day knight errant, out on a quest fighting dragons. It’s not very practical but it is romantic.
    • 1959, Steam's Finest Hour, edited by David P. Morgan, Kalmbach Publishing Co., page 114 (photo caption):
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    • 1963, Margery Allingham, “The Boy in the Corner”, in The China Governess: A Mystery, London: Chatto & Windus, OCLC 483591931 ↗, page 214 ↗:
      The face which emerged was not reassuring. […] He was not a mongol but there was a deficiency of a sort there, and it was not made more pretty by a latter-day hair cut which involved eccentrically long elf-locks and oiled black curls.

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