teenybopper

noun
teeny·bop·per | \ˈtē-nē-ˌbä-pər \

Definition of teenybopper 

1 : a teenage girl

2 : a young teenager who is enthusiastically devoted to popular music and to current fads

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MTV’s website posted the winners of its 2002 movie awards five days before the teenybopper channel aired the ceremonies on Thursday at 9 p.m. EDT. Noah Shachtman, WIRED, "MTV Site Scoops Itself," 7 June 2002

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First Known Use of teenybopper

1965, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for teenybopper

teeny teenager + -bopper, perhaps from bop entry 4

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teenybopper

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English Language Learners Definition of teenybopper

: a girl who is about 11 to 13 years old and who listens to popular music and likes current fashions

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