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a. The numbers 10 through 19 or 13 through 19.
b. The 10th through 19th items, in a series or scale: The temperature was in the low teens.
c. The 13th through 19th years of a person or animal's life: students in their teens.
2. A teenager.
[Middle English tene, from Old English tēona.]
informal another word for teenage
obsolete affliction or woe
[Old English tēona; related to Old Saxon tiono, Old Frisian tiona injury]
2. a teenager.
[before 1000; Middle English tene, Old English tēona]
a suffix used to form cardinal numerals from 13 to 19.
[Middle English, Old English -tēne, comb. form of ten]
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|Noun||1.||teen - a juvenile between the onset of puberty and maturity|
chebab - a Palestinian juvenile 10-15 years old who fights against the Israelis
mod - a British teenager or young adult in the 1960s; noted for their clothes consciousness and opposition to the rockers
pachuco - a Mexican-American teenager who belongs to a neighborhood gang and who dresses in showy clothes
punk rocker, punk - a teenager or young adult who is a performer (or enthusiast) of punk rock and a member of the punk youth subculture
rocker - a teenager or young adult in the 1960s who wore leather jackets and rode motorcycles
|Adj.||1.||teen - being of the age 13 through 19; "teenage mothers"; "the teen years"|