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Meaning of NONAGE

Pronunciation:  'nânij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any age prior to the legal age
 

NONAGE is a 6 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: minority
 
 Antonyms: legal age, majority
 
 See Also: age, eld, legal status

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Non"age\, n. [LL. nonagium, from L. nonus ninth, novem
    nine.] (Eccl.)
    The ninth part of movable goods, formerly payable to the
    clergy on the death of persons in their parishes. --Mozley &
    W.
    
    
  2. \Non"age\, n. [Pref. non- + age.]
    Time of life before a person becomes of age; legal
    immaturity; minority.
    
          The human mind . . . was still in its nonage.
                                                   --Coleridge.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: callowness, dewiness, ennead, enneastyle, freshness, greenness, immaturity, inexperience, infancy, juiciness, juniority, minority, Nina from Carolina, nine, nonagon, nonuplet, novena, rawness, sappiness, undevelopment, unripeness
 

 

 

 

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