Definition of military age in English:

military age


mass noun
  • The age range within which a person is eligible for military service.

    ‘young men of military age’
    • ‘Men of military age were particularly vulnerable.’
    • ‘In 1948, very few men of military age - one in 600 - claimed to be conscientious objectors.’
    • ‘But from the very start of this war the loudest of the flag-waving hawks were those who were safely beyond military age themselves and were unwilling to send their own children off to fight.’
    • ‘In the Second World War, though over military age, he again volunteered.’
    • ‘In 10 to 11 years, when they die, they'll be at the prime military age, prime working age, prime family formation age.’