Teens
Teens Teens, n. pl. [See {Ten}.] The years of one's age having the termination -teen, beginning with thirteen and ending with nineteen; as, a girl in her teens. [1913 Webster]

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  • teens — [ tinz ] noun plural the years of your life between the ages of 13 and 19: in your teens: She became a tennis champion while still in her teens. in your early/late/mid teens: He must be in his early teens now …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • teens — teens; teens·ter; …   English syllables

  • teens — 1670s (plural), teen age years of a person, formed from TEEN (Cf. teen) taken as a separate word. As decade of years comprising numbers ending in teen, from 1889 …   Etymology dictionary

  • teens — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the years of a person s age from 13 to 19 …   English terms dictionary

  • teens — n.pl. the years of one s age from 13 to 19 (in one s teens). * * * ˈtēnz noun plural Etymology: teen (as in thirteen) 1. : the numbers 13 to 19 inclusive; specifically : the years 13 to 19 in a lifetime …   Useful english dictionary

  • teens — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ early ▪ a girl in her early teens ▪ late VERB + TEENS ▪ reach ▪ He didn t want to share a room with …   Collocations dictionary

  • teens — n. in one s teens (they are still in their teens) * * * [tiːnz] in one s teens (they are still in their teens) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • teens — UK [tiːnz] / US [tɪnz] noun [plural] the years of your life between the ages of 13 and 19 in your teens: She became a tennis champion while she was still in her teens. in your early/late/mid teens: He must be in his early teens now …   English dictionary

  • teens — noun a) The numbers between thirteen and nineteen. The number of people at the meeting was in the teens. b) The time of life between thirteen and nineteen years old. She is in her teens …   Wiktionary

  • teens — noun (plural) the period of your life when you are between 13 and 19 years old: be in your teens: They were in their teens when they first met …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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