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teenager

[ teen-ey-jer ]
/ ˈtinˌeɪ dʒər /
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noun
a person in his or her teens.
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Origin of teenager

First recorded in 1935–40; teenage + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for teenager

teenager
/ (ˈtiːnˌeɪdʒə) /

noun
a person between the ages of 13 and 19 inclusive
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