[ tween ]
/ twin /
contraction of between.
Also tween, tweeny. a youngster between 10 and 12 years of age, considered too old to be a child and too young to be a teenager.
Weasel Words And Other Ways We Avoid Telling The TruthMost of us know what the word lying means, but what happens when someone carefully skirts the truth instead of telling a bold-faced whopper? Politicians, in particular, are well known for making use of equivocal language as a way of hiding their true actions.
Origin of 'tween
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/ (twiːn) poetic, or dialect /
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