Definition of of late in US English:

of late

phrase

  • Recently.

    ‘she'd been drinking too much of late’
    • ‘I am sure many readers would agree with me when I say that life seems to be increasingly hectic of late.’
    • ‘This has been a problem for many years and has become a lot worse of late.’
    • ‘We have been poorly served by the media of late and shooting the messenger is not going to fix it.’
    • ‘Does the party retain its basic commitment to the free market or has it become more communitarian of late?’
    • ‘The girls are training very hard of late and a full panel has been evident in recent weeks.’
    • ‘It seems I am not the only one to have suffered unending frustrations of late.’
    • ‘A shame though, as I've been listening to her most recent two albums an awful lot of late.’
    • ‘This is not a moan or a gripe but something that's been puzzling me of late.’
    • ‘Which is good as it'll be a little more civilised than I've been used to of late.’
    • ‘The new jobs of late have been in supermarkets and call-centres, not laboratories.’
    recently, lately, latterly, in the past few days, in the last couple of weeks, in recent times
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