Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not having arrived at adult age; hence, incapable legally of performing certain acts restricted to adults.
  • adjective obsolete Not having arrived at adult age, or at years of discretion; hence, raw; green; immature; boyish; childish.

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Examples

  • I have been unable to find him listed as a member of the Commodores (they say he was under-age at the time) and

    Heroes or Villains?

  • Mr. Berlusconi's popularity has also been dented by a sex scandal; he faces trial on charges he paid an under-age dancer for sex then abused his power to cover up the relationship—charges he vehemently denies.

    Italy Fears Jolt Markets

  • Grant Huscroft says there is already a list of documented abuses in polygamous communities such as forced marriages, under-age marriages, the treatment of women as property, harm to children and the expulsion of boys.

    Polygamy Case Tests Canada's Marriage Laws

  • How do you take an event for 400 people, produced entirely by an all-volunteer, under-age-30 team, in the most expensive city in the U.S., and get an entire nation excited about it, so that you can raise at least $20,000 to sponsor 42 girls in a developing world country, where less than 20 percent of young women even graduate high school?

    Tammy Tibbetts: Raising Our Voices for Girls' Education at Internet Week New York

  • Grant Huscroft says there is already a list of documented abuses in polygamous communities such as forced marriages, under-age marriages, the treatment of women as property, harm to children and the expulsion of boys.

    Polygamy Case Tests Canada's Marriage Laws

  • Unless the law has been repealed Scarlett is right, so it would be lawful to arrest them both for under-age sex.

    The Customer Is Always Right « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Unless the law has been repealed Scarlett is right, so it would be lawful to arrest them both for under-age sex.

    The Customer Is Always Right « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • ROME — Italian prosecutors have placed Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi under investigation for allegedly patronizing a prostitute and for abuse of office in a case involving an under-age Moroccan woman, prosecutors and Mr. Berlusconi's lawyers said on Friday.

    Italy to Investigate Berlusconi Over Alleged Prostitution Case

  • Unless the law has been repealed Scarlett is right, so it would be lawful to arrest them both for under-age sex.

    The Customer Is Always Right « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • How do you take an event for 400 people, produced entirely by an all-volunteer, under-age-30 team, in the most expensive city in the U.S., and get an entire nation excited about it, so that you can raise at least $20,000 to sponsor 42 girls in a developing world country, where less than 20 percent of young women even graduate high school?

    Tammy Tibbetts: Raising Our Voices for Girls' Education at Internet Week New York

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