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drinking age

Syllabification: drink·ing age

Definition of drinking age in English:

noun

The minimum age at which it is legal for a person to buy alcohol: he is still one year under the legal drinking age in Ontario most states had raised the drinking age to 21
More example sentences
  • The drinking age is 21 here, but nobody really adheres to that, especially in college.
  • I have a right to go get drunk every night since I am of legal drinking age, but that is not in my best interest.
  • I was just under the Canadian drinking age and the chaperones made us abide by Canadian rules.

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