Teenage
Teenage Teen"age` (t[=e]n"[=a]j), n. of or pertaining to a teenager; being in one's teens; as, a busload of teenage football fans; teenage inexperience. [PJC]

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  • teenage — (adj.) also teen age, teen age; 1911, formed from TEEN (Cf. teen) as a separate word + AGE (Cf. age) (n.). Originally in reference to Sunday School classes. Teen aged (adj.) is from 1922 …   Etymology dictionary

  • teenage — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a teenager or teenagers. DERIVATIVES teenaged adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • teenage — [tēn′āj΄] adj. 1. in one s teens 2. of, characteristic of, or for persons in their teens …   English World dictionary

  • teenage — [[t]ti͟ːneɪʤ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Teenage children are aged between thirteen and nineteen years old. Almost one in four teenage girls now smoke. Syn: teenaged 2) ADJ: ADJ n Teenage is used to describe things such as films, magazines, bands, or… …   English dictionary

  • teenage — teen|age [ˈti:neıdʒ] adj also teen|aged [ˈti:neıdʒd] [only before noun] 1.) aged between 13 and 19 ▪ a teenage boy ▪ my teenage daughter 2.) relating to or affecting people aged between 13 and 19 ▪ the teenage years ▪ teenage rebellion ▪ the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • teenage — [ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒ] adj 1) between the ages of 13 and 19 a teenage girl/boy[/ex] 2) relating to, or intended for, young people between the ages of 13 and 19 teenage magazines[/ex] teenage pregnancies[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • teenage — teen|age [ tin,eıdʒ ] adjective only before noun ** between the ages of 13 and 19: a teenage girl/boy a. relating to or intended for young people between the ages of 13 and 19: teenage magazines/pregnancies …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teenage */*/ — UK [ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒ] / US [ˈtɪnˌeɪdʒ] adjective [only before noun] a) between the ages of 13 and 19 a teenage girl/boy b) relating to or intended for young people between the ages of 13 and 19 teenage magazines/pregnancies …   English dictionary

  • teenage — 1. noun /ˈtiːnɪʤ/ Brushwood for fences and hedges. 2. adjective /ˈtiːnɪʤ/ Of or relating to an age between thirteen and nineteen years old. Freds teenage years were the most difficult of times …   Wiktionary

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