statutory rape


statutory rape

noun

law : the crime of having sex with someone who is younger than an age that is specified by law

Full Definition of STATUTORY RAPE

:  sexual intercourse with a person who is below the statutory age of consent

First Known Use of STATUTORY RAPE

1873

stat·u·to·ry rape

noun \ˌstach-ə-ˌtōr-ē-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STATUTORY RAPE

: sexual intercourse with a person who is below the age of consent as defined by law

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