teen

noun (1)
\ ˈtēn How to pronounce teen (audio) \

Definition of teen

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a teenage person : teenager

teen

noun (2)

Definition of teen (Entry 2 of 2)

archaic

Other Words from teen

Noun (1)

teen adjective

First Known Use of teen

Noun (1)

1818, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for teen

Noun (2)

Middle English tene, from Old English tēona injury, grief; akin to Old Norse tjōn loss, damage

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The first known use of teen was in the 13th century

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“Teen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teen. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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