lacking the required age, especially that of legal maturity.
How to use underage in a sentence
Only three actors under age 25 ever have been nominated for Best Actor.
In just one month, support for the president among voters under age 30 plummeted by 17 points.In Wake of Surveillance Stories, Barack Obama’s Poll Numbers Plummet | John Avlon | June 17, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Most of those users were under age 18 when they first tried whip-its.Everything You Never Wanted to Know About Whip-Its | Winston Ross | March 22, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
To be fair, the law would apply only to those cars carrying children under age seven.Smoking Ban? Here's Where Cigarettes Are Still Allowed | Abby Haglage | February 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Altogether, the life expectancy of Americans under age 50 ranks at the bottom of the advanced world.
He was under age, but Sally had heard him speak of such manly things as "duty" and "putting down wrong and holding up the right."Maid Sally | Harriet A. Cheever
She was under age and she had not completed her school course when she went to work.The Canadian Girl at Work | Marjory MacMurchy
I'm the girl's father, and she's under age, and she can't marry without my consent, and I won't give it.Thirty Years in Australia | Ada Cambridge
He left at his death a young Princess under age, whose right was even disputed.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius | Jean Lvesque de Burigny
This he wrote on the third of March, 1606, when Grotius was yet much under age.The Life of the Truly Eminent and Learned Hugo Grotius | Jean Lvesque de Burigny
British Dictionary definitions for underage
below the required or standard age, esp below the legal age for voting or drinking
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Other Idioms and Phrases with underage
see under of age.
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