Definition of underage
1 : of less than mature or legal age
2 : done by or involving underage persons underage drinking
Examples of underage in a Sentence
They were not allowed into the club because they were underage.
Recent Examples of underage from the Web
Officers were called to the scene on a report of underage drinking.
Edwards, his two brothers and two other teens were leaving the party where police had arrived to investigate an underage drinking complaint.
Not all underage drinkers have substance use disorder, of course.
The latter performs for the very underage crowd, including a 14-year-old Kylie.
For years, bars in some restaurants have been hidden behind partitions designed to keep bartenders from the view of underage drinkers—even for drinkers at the bar itself.
The warning was posted on Facebook and noted the growing number of complaints filed by businesses about underage youths lingering into the late night around Birkdale Village.
In addition, Godfrey was concerned that private stores would increase alcohol advertising, be open longer hours and increase risk of underage people getting ahold of alcohol.
Brett L. Hartley will also spend three years on extended supervision after his prison term as part of a sentence that a Waukesha County judge said would set an example against underage drinking.
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Definition of underage for English Language Learners
: too young to do something legally
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