teener

[ tee-ner ]
/ ˈti nər /

noun

a teenager.

Origin of teener

First recorded in 1890–95; teen2 + -er1

Definition for teener (2 of 2)

teen

2
[ teen ]
/ tin /

adjective

noun

a teenager.

Origin of teen

2
First recorded in 1940–45; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for teener

  • She looked up at him, and the passion in her gaze made his heart skip like a teener's.

    DP|Arthur Dekker Savage

British Dictionary definitions for teener (1 of 2)

teen

1
/ (tiːn) /

adjective

informal another word for teenage

British Dictionary definitions for teener (2 of 2)

teen

2
/ (tiːn) /

noun

obsolete affliction or woe

Word Origin for teen

Old English tēona; related to Old Saxon tiono, Old Frisian tiona injury
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