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[noo ngk; English nuhngk] /nʊŋk; English nʌŋk/
adverb, Latin.
now. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for nunc
Contemporary Examples
  • nunc rhoncus nisl quis diam sodales, id rhoncus tortor aliquam.

    Test Article CNN October 31, 2014
Historical Examples
  • "nunc est bibendum," said Vincent, as Bedos placed the punch on the table.

    Pelham, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • nunc consurgam, dicit Dominus: nunc exaltabor, nunc sublevabor.

  • I should like to see Clive happy, and then say nunc dimittis.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • "This is my friend, nunc Wallace," said Llwellyn, pale and trembling.

    When It Was Dark Guy Thorne
  • This, with all Rome to choose from, may be proudly done, and then nunc Dimittis may be sung.

    The Browning Cyclopdia Edward Berdoe
  • As for Mrs. Devereux, she was prepared to sing 'nunc dimittis.'

    The Crooked Stick Rolf Boldrewood
  • The air of 'nunc Dimittis' sounds in same of these writings.

    The World Set Free Herbert George Wells
  • The clerk took them as they stood, nunc dimittis, or the Song of Simeon.

  • Its head, in consequence, is free, and it begins to sing its 'nunc dimittis.'

    King John of Jingalo Laurence Housman

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