Definition of Just now

1. Adverb. Only a moment ago. "The sun just now came out"

Exact synonyms: Just

Definition of Just now

1. Adverb. (set phrase) Very close to the present moment. ¹

2. Adverb. (context: Scotland South Africa) In a little while. Shortly, which could mean within ten minutes or two hours or at some indeterminate time within the near future. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Just Now

just a sec
just a second
just about
just another pretty face
just as
just as well
just compensation
just compensations
just deserts
just desserts
just ducky
just in case
just in time
just kidding
just like that
just now (current term)
just right
just shoot me
just so
just the same
just the ticket
just then
just what the doctor ordered
just wondering
justice of the peace

Literary usage of Just now

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"thirsty villains—weren't they going to shoot us just now ? and shure shooting is better for them than hanging any day. Shoot them this minute—why don't ye ? ..."

2. The Spectator: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index, and by Joseph Addison, Richard Steele (1853)
"Plutarch just now told me, that it is in human life as in a game at tables, one may wish he had the highest cast; but if his chance be otherwise, ..."

3. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle by Jane Welsh Carlyle (1883)
"for it would be so quiet for you here just now: there isn'ta soul left in London but Lady William, whom I haven't seen since the day you left. ..."

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