age of consent
age of consent definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- the age at which a person may marry without parental approval
- the age at which a person is considered legally competent to consent to sexual intercourse
age of consent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The age at which a person is legally considered competent to give consent, as to sexual intercourse.