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1. Relating to or designed for children especially between the ages of 9 and 12: preteen clothing.
2. Being a child especially between the ages of 9 and 12; preadolescent.
A preadolescent boy or girl.
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a boy or girl approaching his or her teens
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1. a boy or girl under the age of 13, esp. one between the ages of 10 and 13; preadolescent.adj.
2. of, pertaining to, characteristic of, or designed for preteens.
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|Noun||1.||preteen - a preadolescent boy or girl (usually between 9 and 12 years of age); "little league is intended for the preteens"|
|Adj.||1.||preteen - of or relating to or designed for children between the ages of 9 and 12; "a preteen party"; "preteen clothing"|
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