- the period of legal minority, or of an age below 21.
- any period of immaturity.
Origin of nonage
Examples from the Web for nonage
Historical Examples of nonage
England is no more in her dotage than America is in her nonage.Canada and the Canadians
Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle
They are a piece of stubborn antiquity, compared with which Stonehenge is in its nonage.Pearls of Thought
Maturin M. Ballou
De ovo, as yet in the nonage thereof; but infants may be men in due time.William Harvey
The youth in his nonage, and the gray-haired and very aged man were there.The Iron Furnace
John H. Aughey
Kings in their dotage and princes in their nonage wooed her.Yolanda: Maid of Burgundy
- law the state of being under any of various ages at which a person may legally enter into certain transactions, such as the making of binding contracts, marrying, etc
- any period of immaturity