teenage

adjective
teen·​age | \ ˈtēn-ˌāj How to pronounce teenage (audio) \
variants: or teenaged \ ˈtēn-​ˌājd How to pronounce teenage (audio) \

Definition of teenage

: of, being, or relating to people in their teens

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Other Words from teenage

teenager \ ˈtēn-​ˌā-​jər How to pronounce teenage (audio) \ noun

Examples of teenage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About five hours later, early Thursday morning, another teenage girl was shot and critically wounded. Sylvia Goodman, The Courier-Journal, 23 July 2021 After a few minutes, a teenage girl was at her side, keeping her afloat in the water. oregonlive, 21 July 2021 And besides, there’s something uniquely refreshing about seeing a teenage Indian girl be the object of desire of two attractive love interests. Abby Govindan, Vulture, 15 July 2021 In this turn, kick-ass private eye Cass must find a missing teenage girl in the middle of a Midwestern winter before the Bad Guys find her. Ew Staff, EW.com, 14 July 2021 Nearby, a teenage girl crouched next to an elderly blind man sitting on the concrete floor and lifted a small bag of water to his mouth. Dánica Coto And Evens Sanon, USA TODAY, 11 July 2021 Richards filed another motion on Thursday arguing evidence related to the altercation between Rittenhouse and the teenage girl is irrelevant. Todd Richmond, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 July 2021 Richards filed another motion on Thursday arguing evidence related to the altercation between Rittenhouse and the teenage girl is irrelevant. BostonGlobe.com, 7 July 2021 Richards filed another motion on Thursday arguing evidence related to the altercation between Rittenhouse and the teenage girl is irrelevant. Todd Richmond, chicagotribune.com, 6 July 2021

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First Known Use of teenage

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of teenage was in 1912

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24 Jul 2021

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“Teenage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teenage. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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teenage

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of teenage

: between 13 and 19 years old
: relating to people who are between 13 and 19 years old

teenage

adjective
teen·​age | \ ˈtēn-ˌāj How to pronounce teenage (audio) \
variants: or teenaged \ -​ˌājd \

Kids Definition of teenage

: being or relating to teenagers teenage styles

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