legal age

noun

Definition of legal age

:the age at which a person enters into full adult legal rights and responsibilities (as of making contracts or wills)

First Known Use of legal age

1658


Medical Dictionary

legal age

noun le·gal age \ ˈlē-gəl- \

medical Definition of legal age

:the age at which a person enters into full adult legal rights and responsibilities (as of making contracts or wills)

Law Dictionary

legal age

noun

legal Definition of legal age

:an age at which a person becomes entitled under the law to engage in a particular activity or becomes responsible for particular acts
  • the legal age for drinking in this state
; broadly :age of majority — compare age of consent, emancipate

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