[ pree-teen ]
/ priˈtin /
Also called pre·teen·ag·er [pree-teen-ey-jer] /priˈtinˌeɪ dʒər/, pre·teen·er. a boy or girl under the age of 13, especially one between the ages of 9 and 12.
preteens, the years immediately preceding one's thirteenth birthday.
designating or characteristic of a preteen or preteens: two preteen daughters.
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Origin of preteen
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/ (priːˈtiːn) /
a boy or girl approaching his or her teens
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
[ prē′tēn′ ]
Relating to or designed for children especially between the ages of 10 and 12.
Being a child especially between the ages of 10 and 12; preadolescent.
A preteen boy or girl.
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