drinking age

Definition of drinking age

  1. :  the age at which a person can legally buy and drink alcohol The drinking age in the U.S. is 21.

Word by Word Definitions

drinkplay drinking
  1. :  swallow, imbibe

    :  to take in or suck up :  absorb

    :  to join in a toast (see 2toast 3) to

  1. :  a liquid suitable for swallowing

    :  alcoholic beverages

    :  a draft (see 1draft 2b) or portion of liquid

  1. :  the time of life at which some particular qualification, power, or capacity arises or rests

    :  majority

    :  one of the stages of life

  1. :  to become old :  show the effects or the characteristics of increasing age

    :  to acquire a desirable quality (such as mellowness or ripeness) by standing undisturbed for some time

    :  to cause to become old


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