Definitions For Contemporary


  • A person of nearly the same age as another


  • Belonging to the present time
  • Characteristic of the present
  • Occurring in the same period of time


  • A person who lives at the same time or is about the same age as another person

Is Contemporary a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Contemporary is worth 21 points in Scrabble and 24 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Contemporary in a Sentence

  • The absurd notion that early cave dwellers were contemporary with the dinosaurs
  • A magazine devoted to contemporary fashions
  • He was a contemporary of George Washington.
  • She is politically very different from most of her contemporaries.

Synonyms for Contemporary

Antonyms for Contemporary

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