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tween

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preposition \ˈtwēn\

Definition of tween

  1. :  between



Origin of tween

Middle English twene, short for betwene


First Known Use: 13th century


2

tween

noun

Simple Definition of tween

  • : a boy or girl who is 11 or 12 years old

Full Definition of tween

  1. :  preteen

Examples of tween

  1. a movie that appeals to tweens



Origin of tween

blend of between and 2teen


First Known Use: 1967


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