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A preteen.
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Noun1.preteenager - a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age); "little league is intended for the preteens"
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
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Nearly half of the fathers (45%) had at least one child older than their preteenager.
The filmmaker said an eightyear- old would interpret love as infatuation and a preteenager would like to share comics and other things with the one he or she likes.
You think that being a librarian has something to do with reading books because as a teenager and a preteenager I was an avid reader so I thought being an avid reader means you should work in a bookstore or a library.
8, and 46% had at least one child older than their preteenager (not shown).
1) About half of the women-all of whom were nurses--said that they would have both a preteenage daughter and an older teenager (a 16-18-year-old) vaccinated, four in 10 said only an older teenage daughter, one in 10 said neither a pre-teenager nor an older teenager, and a negligable proportion said only a preteenager.
A close relationship with grandparents seems to be associated with having a more positive attitude toward their own aging among preteenagers (McGuinn & Mosher-Ashley, 2002).
All the preteenagers are a year or two older than those currently fielded in New York by School of American Ballet; and the lead two, Marie and Drosselmeier's nephew (the only characters seen in both acts), are played by children who are 13.
Compared with self-reported nondrinkers, risk for suicide ideation and/or attempt was higher in young adolescents who reported drinking alcohol as preteenagers (adjusted odds ratio, 2.