of, relating to, or characteristic of a teenager.
Origin of teenage
) + age
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Examples from the Web for teen-aged
Historical Examples of teen-aged
The teen-aged boys, after work in the fields, wrestled and boxed, not always in fun.
The teen-aged girls, who helped their mothers as little as possible, watched the boys and giggled.
Rick, a teen-aged version of his long-legged, athletic father, was consumed with curiosity.
Since the able-bodied men of Northumberland were away on the battlefields, this group was composed of teen-aged boys and old men.
British Dictionary definitions for teen-aged
adjective Also: teenaged
(prenominal) of or relating to the time in a person's life between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive
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Word Origin and History for teen-aged
also teen age, teen-age; 1911, formed from -teen as a separate word + age (n.). Originally in reference to Sunday School classes. Teen-aged (adj.) is from 1922.
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