carded


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carded

Asked to show one's ID to prove that they are legally old enough to be in a particular place or doing a specific thing. I'm 30 years old, but I look so young that I get carded all the time. We'll never be able to get into the bar without being carded!
See also: card

carded

and proofed
mod. [of an ID card] examined to determine whether one has reached the legal drinking age. Dave got carded at the party even though he is thirty and looks it. As soon as we were proofed, we got in and got some brews.
See also: card