tweenager

/ (ˈtwiːnˌeɪdʒə) /

noun

informal a child of approximately eight to fourteen years of age

Nearby words

  1. tweedle,
  2. tweedledum,
  3. tweedledum and tweedledee,
  4. tweedsmuir,
  5. tweedy,
  6. tweeny,
  7. tweeps,
  8. tweet,
  9. tweeter,
  10. tweeze

Word Origin for tweenager

from (be) tween + (teen) ager

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