tweenager

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Chambers says 'between' + 'teenager', but could 'twelve' be involved as the last non-teenage year?”

Noun[edit]

tweenager (plural tweenagers)

  1. A young human being that is not yet technically a teenager (being less than thirteen years old), but starting to act like one—generally eight to twelve years old.

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