underage

adjective un·der·age \ ˌən-dər-ˈāj \
Updated on: 9 Dec 2017

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

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

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First Known Use of underage

1561


UNDERAGE Defined for English Language Learners

underage

adjective

Definition of underage for English Language Learners

  • : too young to do something legally



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