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underage

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adjective un·der·age \ˌən-dər-ˈāj\

Simple Definition of underage

  • : too young to do something legally

Full Definition of underage

  1. 1 :  of less than mature or legal age

  2. 2 :  done by or involving underage persons <underage drinking>

Examples of underage

  1. They were not allowed into the club because they were underage.



1561

First Known Use of underage

1561


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