teens

plural noun \ ˈtēnz \

Definition of teens

: the numbers 13 to 19 inclusive; specifically : the years 13 to 19 in a lifetime or century

Origin and Etymology of teens

-teen (as in thirteen)


TEENS Defined for English Language Learners

teens

Definition of teens for English Language Learners

  • : the numbers 13 through 19; especially : the years 13 through 19 in a century or a person's lifetime


TEENS Defined for Kids

teens

noun plural \ ˈtēnz \

Definition of teens for Students

: the years 13 through 19 in a person's life


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