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
She was arrested in a Plantation motel room with a missing underage girl.
This newsmagazine investigates how an evening of underage drinking incited a debate about consent in an Alabama town when Cameron Harrison, an 18-year-old running back, was charged with raping a 16-year-old classmate.
Access to the service can be removed if a rider is found to be underage.
A Fort Payne business owner was arrested this past weekend for hosting an underage drinking party in celebration of her son's graduation from high school, police said.
The bill is a response to disclosures that groups such as USA Gymnastics ignored or failed to adequately address complaints by hundreds of underage girls and young women over 20 years of abuse by coaches, trainers and medical personnel.
At the same time, Luke Brom, 18, of the 800 block of Mason Drive, La Grange, was charged with underage possession or consumption of alcohol.
Might Rowe's willingness to give underage girls nose jobs and breast reductions have more to do with these procedures being old and familiar and socially acceptable?
Bars and restaurants scan the codes to catch underage drinkers using fake IDs.
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Definition of underage for English Language Learners
: too young to do something legally
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