Origin and Etymology of tween
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Examples of tween in a Sentence
a movie that appeals to tweens
Recent Examples of tween from the Web
As a rambunctious tween growing up in Germany, Moritz Wagner was granted the power to change his identity.
Young children, in particular, want to be productive contributors to the household, while older ones (think tweens and teens) may require added incentives (like an allowance or perks like extra TV and computer time) to get on board.
Carolyn Kulp, my go-to lady from the University of Maryland Extension- Howard County, is pleased to announce a new gardening series geared to tweens and teens between the ages of 11 and 17.
The always braggadocian producer-cheerleader joining forces with the tearful tween singer turned empowered soulful adult and activist?
Claire's files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy; recovery plan depends on ear-piercing Claire's Stores, known for tween jewelry and ear piercing, has become the latest victim of the retail apocalypse.
Ear piercing couldn’t immunize it against falling mall traffic Group led by Elliott to help fund restructuring plan Claire’s Stores Inc., known for tween jewelry and ear piercing, has become the latest victim of the retail apocalypse.
The articulate tween mixed humor with brutal honesty during her testimony; she was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis three years ago.
Kylies new blushes which are aimed to her tween/teen market, are called HOT AND BOTHERED- X RATED-VIRGINITY-BARELY LEGAL.
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TWEEN Defined for English Language Learners
: a boy or girl who is 11 or 12 years old
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