- any longer.
- nowadays; presently.
Origin of anymore
1350–1400; Middle English ani more any longer
The adverb anymore meaning “any longer” or “nowadays” is most commonly spelled as one word. It is used in negative constructions and in some types of questions: Sally doesn't work here anymore. Do you play tennis anymore? In some dialects, chiefly South Midland in origin, it is found in positive statements meaning “nowadays”: Baker's bread is all we eat anymore. Anymore we always take the bus. Its use at the beginning of a sentence is almost exclusive to speech or to representations of speech.
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Examples from the Web for anymore
“I don't read it anymore … not at all …,” he said, speaking as much to himself and his private ghosts as to me.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days
December 13, 2014
Then they had a meeting where they said, ‘Guys, we can’t say “raping and pillaging” anymore.Bill Cosby Foe Hannibal Buress Joked About Date Rape
November 20, 2014
They almost never cross into West Jerusalem anymore, we were told.Mass Murder in the Holy City
November 18, 2014
Daniel Radcliffe may not be Harry Potter anymore but he continues to amaze us with magic.Harry Potter Raps, The Catcalls Heard ‘Round the World and More Viral Videos
November 2, 2014
Not Texas anymore, maybe a little faster, a little more metropolitan.Alright ‘True Detective,’ You Got Me: Taylor Kitsch Is a Woman’s Man
November 1, 2014
"I think he had better not go there anymore," his father was saying.The Old Tobacco Shop
Thedora has told you that it is out of my power to render you anymore help.Poor Folk
And when we did, I would not have to stay with Madama Tilia anymore.The Saracen: The Holy War
He wasn't even around, anymore, when you beauties got caught.The Planet Strappers
Raymond Zinke Gallun
You can't judge birds, anymore than people, by their clothes.
Word Origin and History for anymore
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper