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preteen

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noun pre·teen \ˈprē-ˈtēn, -ˌtēn\

Definition of preteen

  1. :  a boy or girl not yet 13 years old

1938

First Known Use of preteen

1938


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preteen

adjective pre·teen

Definition of preteen

  1. 1 :  relating to or produced for children especially in the 9 to 12 year-old age group <preteen fashions>

  2. 2 :  being younger than 13

1929

First Known Use of preteen

1929


PRETEEN Defined for English Language Learners

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noun pre·teen \ˈprē-ˈtēn, -ˌtēn\

Definition of preteen for English Language Learners

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

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