Teenager

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from English teenager.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːnˌɛɪ̯.dʒɐ/, /ˈtiː.ne.dʒɐ/

Noun[edit]

Teenager m (genitive Teenagers, plural Teenager)

  1. teenager (person between 13 and 19 years of age)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Tee (tea) +‎ Nager (nibbler; rodent)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈteːˌnaːɡɐ/

Noun[edit]

Teenager m (genitive Teenagers, plural Teenager)

  1. (humorous) a person or animal that nibbles tea (the word has no real-life referent, but sees some usage as a pun on etymology 1)

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